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Walter Richard Miles (1162)

Profession
Psychologist
Nationality
American
Born
1885, Silverleaf, North Dakota
Died
1978, Sandy Spring, Maryland
Short Biography
Walter Richard Miles (March 29, 1885 - May 15, 1978) was an American psychologist and a past president of the American Psychological Association (APA). He best known for his development of the two-story rat maze, his research on low dose alcohol, the ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • Ph.D. in psychology, Iowa State University, 1913, under Carl E. Seashore*
Appointments & Honors
  • 1913-14, Wesleyan University
  • 1914-22, Carnegie Nutrition Laboratory, Boston
  • 1922-32, Stanford University
  • 1932-53, Yale University
  • 1954-57, University of Istanbul
  • 1957-65, Medical Research Laboratory, U.S. Naval Submarine Base, New London, Connecticut
  • president, American Psychological Association, 1932
  • Warren Medal, Society of Experimental Psychologists, 1949
  • Gold Medal, American Psychological Foundation, 1962
  • honorary Sc.D., Yale University, 1931, Earlham College, 1952
  • president, member of numerous organizations, boards, and committees