Family and friend mourns Mike Corballis Death, pays tributes on twitter

By | November 15, 2021

Mike Corballis Death – Cause Of Death: Emeritus Professor of Psychology University of Auckland Mike Corballis of Auckland, New Zealand has passed away shockingly and unpredictably on Sunday14th November 2021 at the age of 85.

Mike was born in Marton, New Zealand. He graduated from the University of New Zealand where he obtained a Masters degree in mathematics and proceeded to study at the University of Auckland where he obtained a Master of Arts in psychology, he moved to Canada to finish his Ph.D. in psychology at McGill University in 1963 to 1965. He worked as an Emeritus Professor of the Psychology University of Auckland.

Mike’s cause of death has not been made known at the time of this report, he will be greatly missed by all. Our condolence and prayer are with the family and friends of the bereaved. Mike’s obituary will be released by the family of the deceased.

Friends and family has taken to Twitter to mourn the sudden passing of Mike Corballis “Just heard the very sad news about Mike Corballis. A true gentleman & a great thinker. Had a lot of fun with him & Barbara at his Feschrift in Auckland, which was a huge honor to speak at. RIP Mike”

“Saddened by the loss of Mike Corballis (@CorballisM) over the weekend. Mike was both a great mind & a tremendously nice guy, working on a range of problems in cognitive psychology. Amongst many distinctions, he was the first psychologist to receive the Rutherford medal in 2016.”

“Very saddened by the loss of one greatest scientist and thinkers, Rutherford Medallist and cognitive psychologist Mike Corballis – his insights into language brain evolution have been most influential.”