Brenda Milner

Canada-based British neuroscientist and neuropsychologist

Brenda Milner, CC GOQ FRS FRSC (born July 15, 1918) is a British-Canadian neuropsychologist. Her work focused on the field of clinical neuropsychology,[1] is sometimes known as "the founder of neuropsychology".[2]

Brenda Milner
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Milner at TEDxMcGill, 2011
Born (1918-07-15) July 15, 1918 (age 102)
Manchester, England
Alma materUniversity of Cambridge, McGill University
Known forStudy of memory and cognition; Work with patient H.M.
Awards
Scientific career
FieldsNeuropsychology
InstitutionsMcGill University, Montreal Neurological Institute
Doctoral advisorDonald Olding Hebb

Milner is a professor in the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery at McGill University and a professor of Psychology at the Montreal Neurological Institute.[3]

She turned 100 in July 2018.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Birchard, Karen (November 6, 2011) " 'Nosy' and Observant, a Neuroscientist Continues Her Memorable Career at 93", Chronicle of Higher Education
  2. Perdue, Mitzi (15 April 2015). "Science Legend Dr. Brenda Milner". Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (Paper). 35 (8). pp. 6–7.
  3. Brenda Milner Wins Balzan Prize for Cognitive Neurosciences Archived 2020-01-27 at the Wayback Machine. (2011). Government of Canada.
  4. "Pioneering neuropsychologist Brenda Milner turns 100". The Suburban Newspaper.

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