Jon Driver died suddenly on 28th November 2011. Jon was a wonderful individual; a loving son, husband, father and brother; and an irreplaceable friend and colleague.

This is a place for everyone who knew Jon to share our memories of him and through this to help celebrate his life.

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6 December 2011

from Fabrizio Leo

I had the pleasure and the honour to work with Jon very recently and we were still in touch via email until few weeks ago. I have a lot of memories and thoughts I will keep with me forever. I still have a vivid memory of our first one-to-one meeting. I was really impressed by how young he was considering his enormous scientific production. I felt rather intimidated but he has been really friendly and we even had some coffee in a local cafe. Afterward, I had the chance to admire his deep knowledge of cognitive neuroscience, his stunning ability to analyze and create new experimental designs (which was able to do so quickly!) and his talent for writing. His untimely death is a shock to me and an incalculable loss for science, his family and everyone who had a chance to know him personally.