Richard F. Thompson; Neuroscience Pioneer and USC University Professor Emeritus (Credit: USC University Archives).

Richard F. Thompson; Neuroscience Pioneer and USC University Professor Emeritus (Credit: USC University Archives).

University Professor Emeritus Richard F. Thompson, a pioneer in neuroscience and holder of the William M. Keck Chair Emeritus in Psychology and Biological Sciences at the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, has died. He was 84.