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Neal E. Miller (1271)

Behavioural medicine, health psychology, physiological psychology, learning, experimental psychology
1909, Milwaukee, USA
Short Biography
Neal Elgar Miller (August 3, 1909 – March 23, 2002) was an American experimental psychologist. Described as an energetic man with a variety of interests, including physics, biology and writing, Miller entered the field of psychology to pursue these. With ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
  • BS University of Washington, 1931
  • MS Stanford University, 1932
  • PhD Yale University, 1935
Appointments & Honors
  • Professor Emeritus and Head, Laboratory of Physiological Psychology, Rockefeller University
  • Member, National Academy of Science, 1958
  • President, APA, 1960-1
  • Member, AAAS, 1961
  • Hon. DSc, University of Michigan, 1965, University of Pennsylvania, 1968, St Lawrence University, 1973, La Salle College, 1979, Rutgers University, 1985
  • President, Society for Neuroscience, 1971-2
  • APA Gold Medal Award, 1971
  • Hon. PhD, University of Uppsala, 1977
  • McAlpin Medal, Mental Health Association, 1978
  • President, APA Division 38, 1980-1
  • APA Distinguished Contributions to Knowledge Award, 1983
  • President, Biofeedback Society of American, 1984-5
  • APA Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award, 1991
  • Editor, numerous journals and member of editorial boards
Principal Publications
  • 1939 Frustration and Aggression. Yale University Press (with J. Dollard, L. W. Doob, O. H. Mowrer and R. R. Sears).
  • 1941 Social Leaming and Imitation. Yale University Press (with J. Dollard).
  • 1947 Psychological Research on Pilot Training. US Government Printing Office.
  • 1948 Studies of fear as an acquirable drive: I. Fear as motivarion and fear reduction as reinforcement in the learning of new responses. Journal of Experimental Psychology, 38, 89-101.
  • 1948 Theory and experiment relating psychoanalytic displacement to stimulus-response generalization. Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology, 43, 155-78.
  • 1950 Personality and Psychotherapy. McGraw-Hill (with J. Dollard).
  • 1959 Liberalization of basic S-R concepts: Extensions to conflict behavior, motivation and social learning. In S. Koch (ed.), Psychology: A Study ofa Science, study I, vol. 2. McGraw- Hill.
  • 1961 Learning and performance motivated by direct stimulation of the brain. In D. E. Sheer (ed.), Electrical Stimulation of the Brain. University of Texas Press.
  • 1963 Animal experiments on emotionally induced ulcers. Proceedings of III World Congress of Psychiatry, 1961, 3, 213-19.
  • 1965 Chemical coding of behavior in the brain. Science, 148, 328-33.
  • 1979 A learned visceral response apparently independent of skeletal ones in patients paralyzed by spinal lesions. In N. Birbaumer and H. D. Kimmel (eds), Biofeedback and Self-Regulation. Erlbaum (with B. S. Brucker).
  • 1981 Leaming in the homeostatic regulation of visceral responses. In G. Adam, I. Mescaros and E. I. Banyai (eds), Advances in Physiological Science, vol. 17. Akademiai Kiado.
  • 1983 Behavioral medicine: Symbiosis between laboratory and clinic. Annual Review of Psychology, 34, 1-31.
  • 1984 Behavioral Health: A Handbook of Health Enhancement and Disease Prevention. Wiley-Interscience (with J. D. Matarazzo, S. M. Weiss and J. A. Herd).
  • 1985 Effects of emotional stress on the immune system. Pavlovian Journal of Biological Science, 20, 47-52.
  • 1987 Health Psychology: A Discipline and a Profession. University of Chicago Press (ed. with G. C. Stone et al.).