Antonio Damasio

1944 - Today

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Antonio Damasio (Portuguese: António Damásio) is a Portuguese-American neuroscientist. He is currently the David Dornsife Chair in Neuroscience, as well as Professor of Psychology, Philosophy, and Neurology, at the University of Southern California, and, additionally, an adjunct professor at the Salk Institute. He was previously the chair of neurology at the University of Iowa for 20 years. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Antonio Damasio has received more than 466,626 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Antonio Damasio is the 94th most popular psychologist (down from 83rd in 2019), the 104th most popular biography from Portugal (down from 102nd in 2019) and the most popular Portuguese Psychologist.

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Among psychologists, Antonio Damasio ranks 94 out of 182Before him are Clark L. Hull, Otto Gross, Walter Bradford Cannon, Rollo May, René Spitz, and Vladimir Bekhterev. After him are Hugo Münsterberg, Théodule-Armand Ribot, Harry Stack Sullivan, Rudolf Arnheim, Ernest Jones, and Michael Balint.

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Among people born in 1944, Antonio Damasio ranks 94Before him are W. G. Sebald, Claudia Mori, Mairead Maguire, Killing of Peter Fechter, Ren Zhengfei, and Michael Nyman. After him are Karl Jenkins, Maria João Pires, Askar Akayev, Leila Khaled, Harold Ramis, and Donna Haraway.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, Antonio Damasio ranks 104 out of 479Before him are Maria Teresa, Princess of Beira (1793), Aristides de Sousa Mendes (1885), António, Prior of Crato (1531), José Maria de Eça de Queirós (1845), Matilda of Savoy, Queen of Portugal (1125), and João Gonçalves Zarco (1390). After him are Afonso, Prince of Portugal (1475), Maria João Pires (1944), Judah Leon Abravanel (1460), Maria of Portugal, Duchess of Viseu (1521), Beatrice of Portugal, Duchess of Savoy (1504), and António Lobo Antunes (1942).


Among psychologists born in Portugal, Antonio Damasio ranks 1