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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

Other Psychology Fellows

Professor Chris Frith

The relationship between the mind and the brain; studies of perception, belief, will and consciousness in sickness and health with a special emphasis on interacting minds

Professor Mark Williams

Psychological models and treatment of recurrent depression; experimental cognitive psychology of the processes that increase risk of suicidality; prevention of suicidal depression through mindfulness-based treatments

Professor Simon Baron-Cohen

The neuropsychology of autism (in particular, the phenomenon of mindblindness); the psychology of sex differences in humans; the role of foetal testosterone in neurocognitive development