|Trevor Williams Robbins|
|Born||November 26, 1949|
|Institutions||University of Cambridge|
|Alma mater||Jesus College, Cambridge|
|Thesis||An analysis of the behavioural effects of d-amphetamine (1975)|
|Notable awards||Fellow of the Royal Society
Order of the British Empire
Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences
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, The Prefrontal Cortex; Executive and Cognitive Function and Disorders of Brain and Mind.
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- List of publications from Microsoft Academic Search
- Dias, R.; Robbins, T. W.; Roberts, A. C. (1996). "Dissociation in prefrontal cortex of affective and attentional shifts". Nature 380 (6569): 69–72. doi:10.1038/380069a0. PMID 8598908.
- Aron, A. R.; Robbins, T. W.; Poldrack, R. A. (2004). "Inhibition and the right inferior frontal cortex". Trends in Cognitive Sciences 8 (4): 170–177. doi:10.1016/j.tics.2004.02.010. PMID 15050513.
- Everitt, B. J.; Robbins, T. W. (1997). "Central Cholinergic Systems and Cognition". Annual Review of Psychology 48: 649–684. doi:10.1146/annurev.psych.48.1.649. PMID 9046571.
- Everitt, B. J.; Robbins, T. W. (2005). "Neural systems of reinforcement for drug addiction: from actions to habits to compulsion". Nature Neuroscience 8 (11): 1481–1489. doi:10.1038/nn1579. PMID 16251991.
- Robbins, Trevor (1975). An analysis of the behavioural effects of d-amphetamine (DPhil thesis). University of Cambridge. http://ulmss-newton.lib.cam.ac.uk/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=13099.
- Cooper, Peter; Robbins, Trevor W. (1988). Psychology for medicine. London: Edward Arnold. ISBN 0-7131-4543-9.
- Weiskrantz, Lawrence; Roberts, A. C.; Robbins, Trevor W. (1998). The prefrontal cortex: executive and cognitive functions. Oxford [Oxfordshire]: Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-852441-2.
- Robbins, Trevor W.; Ron, Maria A. (2003). Disorders of brain and mind 2. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-00456-X.
- The London Gazette: . 31 December 2011.
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