Karl with Russian neuroscientist Eugene (Yevgeny Nikolaevich) Sokolov: Budapest, 1991
Eugene Sokolov was recognized by the International Organization of Psychophysiology as one of five most acclaimed neuroscientists of the twentieth century. Sokolov used mathematics to examine the neural mechanism of consciousness and is considered a great pioneer in the field of behavioral neuroscience.
Signed Photo of Alexander Luria given to Karl
Karl worked and Sokolov worked during the high Soviet period with the famous neuropsychologist Alexander Romanovich Luria. Below are images from a book on Russian Palekh art during the Soviet era given to Karl by Alexander Luria & Eugene Sokolov. (Note from Katherine: I used these Palekh enamel folk paintings as clues in The Fire, sequel to The Eight!)