Thomas Suddendorf

Professor of Psychology at the University of Queensland​

Thomas Suddendorf, Ph.D., is a Professor of Psychology at the University of Queensland​ in Australia and a fellow of the Association for Psychological Science. He studies the development of mental capacities in young children and in nonhuman animals, and is particularly interested in fundamental questions about the nature and evolution of the human mind. He has received honors and distinctions from the Association for Psychological Science, the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia, and the American Psychological Association. He has written a dozen book chapters and published more than 60 articles, including a 2007 Behavioral and Brain Sciences paper with Michael Corballis on the evolution of foresight that has been singled out as one of the most highly cited in the field of neuroscience and behaviour. He has just completed his first trade book: THE GAP -- The science of what separates us from other animals

February 8, 2014

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