Donald O. Hebb Quotes

Who is Donald O. Hebb?

Donald Olding Hebb FRS was a Canadian psychologist who was influential in the area of neuropsychology.

Born July 22, 1904
Died August 20, 1985

Books by Donald O. Hebb


Best Quotes by Donald O. Hebb

“A large brain, like large government, may not be able to do simple things in a simple way.”

Donald O. Hebb

“As far as he can achieve it, readability is as important for the scientific writer as it is for the novelist.”

Donald O. Hebb

“If it isn’t worth doing, it isn’t worth doing well.”

Donald O. Hebb

“Neurons that fire together wire together.”

Donald O. Hebb

Essays on Mind Quotes

“Psychology and Philosophy were divorced some time ago but, like other divorced couples, they still have problems in common.”

Donald O. Hebb
Essays on Mind

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