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 Expert  728411

Expert in Spatial Cognition, Virtual Reality Computing, Disability, Ethics, European Psychology

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United Kingdom
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has written over 150 papers in areas relating to spatial cognition, spatial wayfinding, spatial memory, use of navigational aids, use of virtual reality computing in relation to wayfinding and familiarity training in children (with or without disabilities) and in older people, Current work relates to school familiarisation as a way of overcoming fear of joining or changing schools. He is the author of several books on the topic of spatial cognition.



cognitive psychology


spatial cognition

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1980   PhD   Psychology   Nottingham University, UK   submitted for university prize
2008   Honorary Doctorate   Psychology   Novi Sad University, Serbia  
1976   BSc   Psychology   Bradford University, UK   2(1), i.e., upper second class

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1999 to


(Undisclosed University)






He teaches undergraduate students in all 3 years of their courses, also supervises PhD students, and undertakes research with external funding. He is Director of Research for Psychology.

1980 to 1999


Leicester University, UK




Senior Lecturer in Psychology


Teaching and conducting externally funded research

Career Accomplishments:

BPS, EFPA CSA (Chair of the Scientific Affairs Committee of the Federation of Psychologists Associations).


Honorary doctorate: Novi Sad University, Serbia.

Publications and Patents Summary

Has more than 150 publications in international peer-reviewed journals, plus edited books and more than 30 chapter contributions to edited texts; contributor of 13 chapters to an Introduction to Psychology for school and undergraduate students ("Focus in Psychology").

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - British Journal of Psychology  
 - Environment and Behavior  
 - Psychology Press, Hove, UK  
 - CyberPsychology and Behavior  
 - Perception  

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Journals and publishers as adviser, reader, referee and reviewer.
  • Schools including schools for children with disabilities (chair of governors).
  • European Union (workshop convenor on disability and technology).
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International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1989 to   Russia and Central/Eastern Europe   Worked very often with universities and institutes, published with co-authors from several countries, chaired the British and East European Psychology Group, 1989-2006; half-professor, St Petersburg university (Psychology); arranged student exchanges
2003 to   Kazakhstan   Supervised 3 PhD students, visiting lecturer on several occasions
1982 to   Europe (France, Germany, Greece, etc)   Work with colleagues in several European countries, including, currently, with Greece, on European-funded projects and research programmes

Additional Skills and Services:

He has delivered many seminars in his areas of expertise in his capacity as Professor of Psychology.

Other Skills and Services

Obtaining external finance from grant bodies and European Union (Intas, Tempus etc).


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