Advisory Board

Professor Ian H. Robertson

Professor Ian H. Robertson, PhD, MRIA, FBPsS studied psychology at Glasgow University, and completed his postgraduate studies at University of London. He also worked in Edinburgh and Rome Universities, before moving to the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit in Cambridge, where he was also a Fellow of Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge. He is Professor of Psychology at Trinity College since 1999, a founding director of the Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience and is Dean of Research for Trinity College Dublin.
Ian has visiting professorships at a number of institutions including University College London, University of Padova, University of Toronto and University of Wales. His research on neuropsychology, neurogenetics, rehabilitation and brain plasticity is published in over a hundred scientific books and articles, as well as a number of popular science books, including Mind Sculpture: Unlocking Your Brain’s Untapped Potential and Opening the Mind’s Eye: How Images and Language Teach Us How To See. He was recently elected a Member of the Royal Irish Academy.
He is the author of Spatial Neglect: A Clinical Handbook for Diagnosis and Treatment and Compensations for brain deficits: “Every cloud…”, coedited Cognitive Neurorehabilitation, and coauthored Phasic alerting of neglect patients overcomes their spatial deficit invisual awareness, Rehabilitation of brain damage: brain plasticity and principles of guided recovery, Effects of Attention and Unilateral Neglect on Auditory Stream Segregation, Association between dopamine transporter (DAT1) genotype, left-sided inattention, and an enhanced response to methylphenidate in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and When a rubber hand ‘feels’ what the real hand cannot. Read his full list of publications!