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Marian Diamond

Marian Diamond Fast Facts
Birthday ***, 1926
Place of Birth California
Death day July 25, 2017 (90 years old)
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
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Marian Diamond is a pioneering scientist and educator considered one of the founders of modern neuroscience. She and her team were the first to publish evidence that the brain can change empirically and improve with abundance, now known as nerve endurance. His work on Albert Einstein's brain helped fuel the ongoing scientific revolution in understanding the role of glial cells in the brain. Her integrated biology courses on YouTube were the second most popular college course in the world in 2010. She is professor of anatomy at the University of California, Berkeley. Another published study explores the differences between the cortex of male and female rats, the link between positive thinking and immune health, and the role of women in science.

Born Marian Cleeves, November 11, 1926, Glendale, California
Died July 25, 2017, Oakland, California
Nationality American
Fields Neuroanatomy, Anatomy, Education
Institutions University of California, Berkeley
Alma mater Glendale Community College, University of California, Berkeley, University of Oslo
Thesis Functional Interrelationships of the Hypothalamus and the Neurohypophysis (1953)
Notable awards The Distinguished Senior Woman Scholar in America awarded by the American Association of University Women
Spouse Richard Martin Diamond (1950–1979 div.), Arnold Bernard Scheibel (1982–2017, his death)
Children Catherine Theresa Diamond (1953), Richard Cleeves Diamond (1955), Jeff Barja Diamond (1958), Ann Diamond (1962)

About Marian Diamond

Neuroanatomy researcher known for her research on the effect of the environment on the brain. She has served as a professor of anatomy at the University of Califoria Berkley, where she also attended.

Marian Diamond before fame

She was a letter-winning tennis player at the University of California, Berkley.

Achievement of Marian Diamond

She received the award for California Professor of the Year from the Council for Advancement & Support of Education.

Marian Diamond family life

She was married to Richard Martin Diamond from 1950 to 1979. She later got remarried to Arne Scheibel in 1982.

Associations of Marian Diamond

She and chemist Willard Frank Libby have both been professors at UC Berkeley.

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Latest information about Marian Diamond updated on June 14 2021.