Bliss-Moreau is recognized with the 2018 American Psychological Association Early Career Award
Eliza was awarded the American Psychological Association Distinguished Scientific Awards for Early Career Contribution to Psychology (in animal learning and behavior, comparative) at the 2018 APA meeting in August in San Francisco. The award inscription reads:
"For innovative contributions to the study of emotion in humans and animals. Eliza Bliss-Moreau's work in nonhuman primates spans behavioral neuroscience, psychophysiology, and evolutionary processes. Her work had enhanced understanding of the neural and environmental determinants of the development of social and emotional behavior, and she has applied her research to advance the welfare of animals. She has also been at the forefront of investigating the effects of Zika virus infection on the developing brain. Her work is distinguished by its interdisciplinary and ethical nature, as well as strong theoretical underpinnings."