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UK Fellow, Psychology, elected in 2008

Professor Alan Baddeley FBA

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About this Fellow

Basic and applied cognitive psychology, with particular reference to human memory



Current post

  • Professor of Psychology, University of York

Past Appointments

  • Professor of Psychology, University of Stirling, 1972 - 1974
  • Director, MRC Applied Psychology Unit, University of Cambridge, 1974 - 1995
  • Professor of Psychology, University of Bristol, 1995 - 2003
  • Professor of Psychology, University of York, University of York, 2003 - 1970
  • MRC Applied Psychology Unit, Cambridge, University of Cambridge, 1958 - 1967
  • Professor of Psychology, University of York, University of York, 2003 - 1970


Baddeley, A. D. & Hitch, G. J. (1974) Working Memory. In G. J. Bower (Ed), Recent Advances in Learning and Motivation, Vol 8. New York, Academic Press. 1974


Baddeley, A. D. (1986) Working Memory, Oxford, Oxford University Press. 1986


Baddeley A.D.(2007) Working Memory, Thought and Action. Oxford, Oxford University Press 2007


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