About this Fellow
Antony Manstead is Professor of Psychology at Cardiff University. He has a DPhil in social psychology from the University of Sussex. Before moving to Cardiff in 2004 he had held academic positions at the universities of Sussex, Manchester, Amsterdam, and Cambridge. He has published widely on the topics of emotion, attitudes and social identity. He is a former President of the European Association of Social Psychology and he has served on research grants boards for the Economic and Social Research Council. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences, the Association for Psychological Science, and the British Psychological Society. He received the BPS Presidents' Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychological Knowledge in 2004 and the EASP's Henri Tajfel Lifetime Achievement Award in 2008.
- Professor of Psychology, Cardiff University
- Professor of Psychology, School of Psychology, Cardiff University, 2014
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
Psychological and neural mechanisms of selective attention and general intelligence; with methods including cognitive psychology, studies of brain damage, functional brain imaging and neurophysiology
Experimental and theoretical psychology: evolutionary, developmental and cultural origins of cognitive processes; animal cognition; social cognition; social learning; imitation
Psychopathology and psychological treatment of anxiety disorders and psychosomatic disorders; posttraumatic stress disorder, social phobia, panic disorder, atopic dermatitis