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Trevor William Robbins CBE FRS FMedSci is Head of the Department of Psychology at the University of Cambridge, and a fellow of Downing College, Cambridge.[1][2][3][4][5]

EducationEdit

Robbins received his Doctor of Philosophy degree from the University of Cambridge in 1975 for an analysis of the behavioural effects of Dextroamphetamine.[6]

CareerEdit

He was appointed in 1997 as the Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, and was elected to the Chair of Experimental Psychology (and Head of Department) from October 2002. He is also Director of the recently-established Cambridge Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute, the main objective of which is to inter-relate basic and clinical research in Psychiatry and Neurology for such conditions as Parkinson’s, Huntington’s, and Alzheimer’s diseases, frontal lobe injury, schizophrenia, depression, drug addiction and developmental syndromes such as attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

Robbins is a Fellow of the Royal Society, the British Psychological Society, and the Academy of Medical Sciences. He has been President of the European Behavioural Pharmacology Society (1992-1994) and he won that Society’s inaugural Distinguished Scientist Award in 2001. He was also President of the British Association of Psychopharmacology from 1996 to 1997. He has edited the journal Psychopharmacology since 1980 and joined the editorial board of Science in Jan. 2003. He has been a member of the Medical Research Council (UK) and chaired the Neuroscience and Mental Health Board from 1995 until 1999.

He has been included on a list of the 100 most cited neuroscientists by the Institute for Scientific Information. In all, he has published over six hundred papers in scientific journals and has co-edited three books: Psychology for Medicine,[7] The Prefrontal Cortex; Executive and Cognitive Function[8] and Disorders of Brain and Mind.[9]

AwardsEdit

Robbins was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2012 New Year Honours for services to medical research.[10] In 2011 he also received the APA Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions to Psychology

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  4. DOI:10.1146/annurev.psych.48.1.649
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  7. Cooper, Peter; Robbins, Trevor W. (1988). Psychology for medicine, London: Edward Arnold.
  8. Weiskrantz, Lawrence; Roberts, A. C.; Robbins, Trevor W. (1998). The prefrontal cortex: executive and cognitive functions, Oxford [Oxfordshire]: Oxford University Press.
  9. Robbins, Trevor W.; Ron, Maria A. (2003). Disorders of brain and mind 2, Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
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