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The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details

Eleanor J. Gibson

Title: Susan Linn Sage Profesor of Psychology Emeritus
Affiliation:   Cornell University
    Ithaca, New York USA
Gender:   Female
Year Deceased:   2002
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Award Discipline:   Behavioral and Social Science
Award Year:   1992
Citation:   "For her conceptual insights in developing a theory of perceptual learning; and for achieving a deeper understanding of perceptual development in children and basic processes in reading."
    Presented by President Bush at a White House ceremony on June 23, 1992.


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