The D.O. Hebb Distinguished Scientific Contributions Award

The D.O. Hebb Distinguished Scientific Contributions Award honors a psychologist who has made distinguished theoretical or empirical contributions to basic research in behavioral neuroscience and/or comparative psychology. The recipient receives a plaque at the Business Meeting of Division 6, held at the APA Annual Convention, and is expected to present the D.O. Hebb Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award Lecture in August of the following year at the APA Annual Convention.


Nominations must be made by a member of APA Division 6.

How to Apply

Nomination Materials Include:

  • A short (150-300 word) statement explaining why nominee is deserving of the award.

  • Name and institutional affiliation of nominee.

Please send all nominations by Nov. 10 to:

Ming Li, PhD
Department of Psychology
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
238 Burnett Hall
Lincoln, NE 68588-0308

Past Recipients

2013: Thomas Zentall, PhD