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UK Emeritus Fellow, Psychology, elected in 1999

Professor Jim Reason FBA

About this Fellow



Current post

  • Professor Emeritus, The University of Manchester

Past Appointments

  • Lecturer, Reader, Department of Psychology, University of Leicester, 1964 - 1976
  • Professor of Psychology, University of Manchester, 1977 - 2001


Man in motion 1974

Human error 1990

Managing the risks of organisational accidents 1997

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Social cognition, especially cognitive stereotypes & emotional prejudices, at cultural, interpersonal & neuroscientific levels; reactions to social comparison, status, social class, gender, ethnicity, immigrants

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