About the presenter

Spring Week on Campus 2018
Emeritus Professor Michael Corballis

Emeritus Professor Michael Corballis

Michael Corballis is Emeritus Professor of Psychology at the University of Auckland. He was born and educated in New Zealand, then obtained his PhD from McGill University in Montreal, Canada, where he taught for some years before returning to Auckland.  In 2016 he received the Rutherford Medal of the Royal Society of New Zealand for his work on brain asymmetry, language evolution, and mental time travel. His latest book is The Truth about Language, published by University of Chicago Press in 2017.