V. S. Ramachandran

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Vilayanur Subramanian Ramachandran (born 10 August 1951) is an Indian-American neuroscientist. Ramachandran is known for his wide-ranging experiments and theories in behavioral neurology, including the invention of the mirror box. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of V. S. Ramachandran has received more than 228,729 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). V. S. Ramachandran is the 176th most popular psychologist (down from 160th in 2019), the 530th most popular biography from India (down from 422nd in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Indian Psychologist.

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Among psychologists, V. S. Ramachandran ranks 176 out of 182Before him are John C. Lilly, Jonathan Haidt, Karl Lashley, Nancy Chodorow, Sandra Bem, and Anne Treisman. After him are Gordon Neufeld, Neal E. Miller, Simon Baron-Cohen, Dan Ariely, Robin Dunbar, and Carol Dweck.

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Among people born in 1951, V. S. Ramachandran ranks 331Before him are Luis Llosa, Patricia Wettig, Rajnath Singh, Ona Zee, Brad Fiedel, and Walter Steiner. After him are Susan Blackmore, Sally Mann, Celia Weston, Don Quarrie, Pam Dawber, and Marco Antônio.

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Among people born in India, V. S. Ramachandran ranks 530 out of 1,227Before him are Anandiben Patel (1941), Qurratulain Hyder (1927), Rajnath Singh (1951), Naseeruddin Shah (1949), Shuja-ud-Daula (1732), and Sheikh Abdullah (1905). After him are Farida Jalal (1949), Purushottam Das Tandon (1882), Kamal Haasan (1954), Anita Desai (1937), Khwaja Ahmad Abbas (1914), and Mayawati (1956).


Among psychologists born in India, V. S. Ramachandran ranks 2Before him are Wilfred Bion (1897).