The Brenda A. Milner Award

The Brenda A. Milner Award recognizes the author of an outstanding paper in the field of behavioral neuroscience or comparative psychology. The paper must be written by a member of Division 6 who is within five years of having received the PhD at the time of the deadline for submission. Although the paper may be co-authored, the applicant should be the senior author and the paper must represent the original work of the applicant. The paper must be in press or must have been published within the last five years. The recipient receives a plaque at the Business Meeting of Division 6, held at the APA Annual Convention.

Eligibility

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

How to Apply

Nominees must have written a paper within five years of having received his/her PhD at the time of deadline for submission.

The paper may be co-authored however the applicant should be the senior author or the paper must represent the original work of the applicant.

The paper must be in press or has been published within the last five years.

Nominee’s must be a member of APA Division 6. (Non-members of the division may apply for membership at the time of nomination.)

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: Ethan Kross, PhD