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UK Fellow, Psychology, elected in 2011

Professor Tony Manstead FBA

Social psychology, with a focus on emotion, prosocial behaviour, attitudes & attitude change, & social identity
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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.



Current post

  • Professor of Psychology, Cardiff University

Past Appointments

  • Professor of Psychology, School of Psychology, Cardiff University, 2014


Feelings and Emotions: The Amsterdam Symposium 2004


The interpersonal effects of anger and happiness in negotiations Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 2004


The social power of regret: The effect of social appraisal and anticipated emotions on fair and unfair allocations in resource dilemmas. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General 2015


An interpersonal approach to emotion in social decision making: The Emotions as Social Information Model. Advances in Experimental Social Psychology, 2010


Emotion in Social Relations: Cultural, Group, and Interpersonal Processes 2005


When does anticipating group-based shame lead to lower ingroup favoritism? The role of status and status stability Journal of Experimental Social Psychology 2013


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