Professor Dorothy Bishop FBA
Psychology Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuropsychology
- Fellow type
- UK Fellow
- Year elected
Dorothy Bishop, FBA, FMedSci, FRS is a Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellow and Professor of Developmental Neuropsychology at the University of Oxford, where she heads an ERC-funded programme of research into cerebral lateralisation. She is a supernumerary fellow of St John's College Oxford. Her main interests are in the nature and causes of developmental language impairments, with a particular focus on psycholinguistics, neurobiology and genetics. She also is active in the field of open science and research reproducibility and chaired a symposium on reproducibility at the Wellcome Trust in 2015. As well as publishing in conventional academic outlets, she writes a popular blog with personal reactions to scientific and academic matters (Bishopblog) and tweets as @deevybee.
University of Oxford Professor of Developmental Neuropsychology
St John's College, University of Oxford Professor of Developmental Neuropsychology
Applied Psychology Unit, Medical Research Council, Cambridge Senior Research Scientist
1991 - 1998
University of Manchester MRC Senior Research Fellow
1982 - 1991
A prospective study of the relationship between specific language impairment, phonological disorders and reading retardation
Published in 1990 by Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry
The interface between genetics and psychology: lessons from developmental dyslexia
Published in 2015 by Royal Society Open Science
Cerebral asymmetry and language development: Cause, correlate, or consequence?
Published in 2013 by Science 340 (6138)
Language development in exceptional circumstances
Published in 1988
Handedness and developmental disorders
Published in 1990
Published in 1997
What is psychology?
31 May 2019 Professor Dorothy Bishop FBA
Professor Dorothy Bishop FBA explains the wide-ranging approaches to psychology and how this discipline helps us to understand ourselves and our fellow human beings.
Professor Janet Watson FBA
The documentation and morpho-syntactic description of modern Arabic dialects and Modern South Arabian languages; theoretical phonology and morphology with reference to Arabic and Modern South Arabian
Professor Margaret Boden FBA
Philosophy of mind and creativity; computational psychology; artificial intelligence