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Brenda Milner
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Milner at TEDxMcGill, 2011
Born July 15, 1918 (1918-07-15) (age 102)
Manchester, England
Alma mater University of Cambridge, McGill University
Known for Study of memory and cognition; Work with patient H.M.
Awards
  • Gairdner Award
  • Companion of the Order of Canada
  • Balzan Prize in Cognitive Neuroscience (2009)
  • Kavli Prize in Neuroscience (2014)
Scientific career
Fields Neuropsychology
Institutions McGill University, Montreal Neurological Institute
Doctoral advisor Donald Olding Hebb

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

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

She turned 100 in July 2018.



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