Lesley Rogers

University of New England, Australia


Lesley Rogers is an Emeritus Professor of neuroscience and animal behavior at the University of New England. She obtained her first degree (with honors) in zoology from the Adelaide University, and her D.Phil. degree from Sussex University. Subsequently, she was awarded the Ph.D. degree in science from Sussex University. She is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science, and has served on its council. She has received many awards for her research. Her research on the development and evolution of brain and behavior, with focus on hemispheric specialization (lateralization), is well known and she has published over 200 scientific papers and book chapters, as well as 14 books. Her discovery of lateralization in the brain showed that it is not a unique characteristic of humans.

Biography Updated on 21 May 2008

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