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Burghardt Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

Gordon Burghardt, professor of neuroscience and behavior, received the 2020 D.O. Hebb Distinguished Scientific Contributions Award from Division 6 of the American Psychological Association (APA).

The Hebb award is the highest honor bestowed by the APA Division 6 and considered a lifetime achievement award. According the the APA website, the Hebb award “honors a psychologist who has made distinguished theoretical or empirical contributions to basic research in behavioral neuroscience and/or comparative psychology.”

As part of the award, Professor Burghardt will deliver a keynote address at the 2020 APA convention in Washington, DC.

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