About this Fellow
Neil Macrae received his BSc, PhD and DSc from the University of Aberdeen. He is the recipient of several career awards (British Psychological Society - Spearman Medal; American Psychological Association - Early Career Contribution to Psychology; European Association of Social Psychology - Jaspars Award & Kurt Lewin Award; Society of Experimental Social Psychology - Career Trajectory Award; and Society for Personality and Social Psychology â€“ Wegner Theoretical Innovation Award) and has published widely in experimental psychology. He has held academic positions in the UK and USA and is currently Professor of Social Cognition at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland. He is a Fellow of the British Academy (FBA) and Royal Society of Edinburgh (FRSE).
- Professor in Psychology, University of Aberdeen
Control of human voluntary action and sense of agency; somatosensation and bodily awareness: relations between neural information-processing and subjective experience
Professor of Social Psychology and Director of the Centre for the Study of Group Processes at the University of Kent.
Psychology Life span psychology Sociology Life span sociology
Perception and action; the role of selective attention in perceptual and motor processes, understanding other people via motor simulation processes, the influence of perception and action on emotion.