Professor Steven Tipper
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.
Steven Tipper has been Professor of Cognitive Psychology at the University of York since 2013. Prior to that he has held academic posts at Bangor University and the Universities of McMaster and Mount Alison in Canada. He has a D.Phil from Oxford University. He was awarded the Presidents Award for distinguished contributions to Psychological knowledge from the British Psychology Society in 2004 and the Mid-Career award for significant contributions to research from the Experimental Psychology Society in 2009. He is also a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences and the Learned Society of Wales. From 2009 to 2012 he was editor of the Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, and has been Associate/Consulting editor on a range of other experimental psychology journals. He has also served on a range of committees, such as BBSRC and the Experimental Psychology Society. His research has focused on a range of topics, from how attention links perception and action, to the understanding of other people's behaviour via simulation processes.