Researcher

Scientia Professor Joe Paul Forgas

My Expertise

Affect and social cognition. Interpersonal behaviour. Social perception, person memory and attributions. Cognitive and interactional theories of personality. The perception of interaction episodes. Political perception and voting behaviour. Verbal and nonverbal communication. Group behaviour and group judgements. Multidimensional scaling methods in psychology.

Field of Research (FoR)

Biography

RESEARCH AREAS

Affect and social cognition. Interpersonal behaviour. Social perception, person memory and attributions. Cognitive and interactional theories of personality. The perception of interaction episodes. Political perception and voting behaviour. Verbal and nonverbal communication. Group behaviour and group judgements. Multidimensional scaling methods in psychology.

ACADEMIC CAREER

  • BA (Hons.), 1974, Macquarie University
  • D.Phil.,...view more

RESEARCH AREAS

Affect and social cognition. Interpersonal behaviour. Social perception, person memory and attributions. Cognitive and interactional theories of personality. The perception of interaction episodes. Political perception and voting behaviour. Verbal and nonverbal communication. Group behaviour and group judgements. Multidimensional scaling methods in psychology.

ACADEMIC CAREER

  • BA (Hons.), 1974, Macquarie University
  • D.Phil., 1977, University of Oxford
  • D.Sc., 1990, University of Oxford

AWARDS

Alexander von Humboldt Research Prize, Germany, 1994
Australian Research Council Special Investigator Award, 1996
Australian Psychological Society Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award, 2004
Australian Psychological Society Early Career Award, 1982

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Location

School of Psychology
Unviersity of New South Wales
Sydney NSW 2052
Mathews Building
Room 503

Contact

53037
53641