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UK Fellow, Psychology, elected in 2016

Professor Sophie Scott FBA

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About this Fellow

Neurobiology of the human voice, including perception, production, as well as emotional expressions such as laughter



Current post

  • Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London

Other Psychology Fellows

Professor Robert Ladd

Phonology and phonetics, and the relation between them ("laboratory phonology"); intonation and prosody, including focus, emotion, pitch perception, tone languages, and links between language and music

Professor Andy Clark

Philosophy of Cognitive Science; Neural Networks, Robotics, Cognitive Prosthetics, Predictive Processing, Embodiment and Action

Professor Stephen Reicher

Psychology of groups with particular emphasis on the relationship between social identity processes and collective mobilisation

Professor Nicholas Tarrier

The understanding of psychological and psychosocial mechanisms underlying mental disorders, particularly schizophrenia, psychoses and post-traumatic stress and the development and evaluation of psychological treatments to improve outcomes