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 development of information-processing and connectionist models of cognitive processes, particularly of executive functions, memory, knowledge, reading and writing and their application to understanding the cognitive consequences of brain damage
Children's cognitive development, particularly the development of language and literacy; cross-language studies of reading and dyslexia; reading development in deaf children and language-impaired children; educational neuroscience of reading and dyslexia
Relationships between cognition, action and consciousness; contributions of social practices and discourses to structure and function of the human mind
The effect of psychological (e.g., optimism, mastery) and social (e.g., social support) resources on biological functioning and health outcomes