The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Eleanor J. Gibson
Susan Linn Sage Profesor of Psychology Emeritus
Ithaca, New York USA
Behavioral and Social Science
"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.