Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology

2018 Edition
| Editors: Jeffrey S. Kreutzer, John DeLuca, Bruce Caplan

Milner, Brenda Atkinson (1918–)

  • Michelle Ann ProsjeEmail author
  • Brenda Atkinson Milner
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-57111-9_637

Major Appointments

  • Professor Agrégé, Institute of Psychology, University of Montréal (1944–1952)

  • Researcher and Instructor, Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI) (1950–1970)

  • Research Associate, Psychology Department, McGill University (1952–1953)

  • Director of Neuropsychology/Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, MNI (1964–1990)

  • Career Investigator, Medical Research Council of Canada (1964–2000)

  • Professor, Neuropsychology Research Unit, MNI (1970–1991)

  • Professor of Psychology, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal (1970-present)

  • Officer of the Order of Canada (1984–2004)

  • Officer of the National Order of Quebec (1985–2009)

  • Dorothy J. Killam Professor, MNI (1993-present)

  • Companion of the Order of Canada (2004-present)

  • Grand Officer of the National Order of Quebec (2009-present)

Major Honors and Awards

  • Kathleen Stott Prize for Medical Research from Newnham College (1971)

  • Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award, American Psychological...

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References and Readings

  1. Banks, S. J., Feindel, W., Milner, B., & Jones-Gotman, M. (2014). Cognitive function fifty-six years after surgical treatment of temporal lobe epilepsy: A case study. Epilepsy and Behavior Case Reports, 2, 31–36.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.NeuroBehavioral Specialists of Jacksonville, Inc.JacksonvilleUSA
  2. 2.Montreal Neurological Institute and HospitalMontrealUSA