Hon Professor of Neuropsychology, Cardiff University

Peter W Halligan is Hon Professor of Neuropsychology at Cardiff University. Following training in psychology and philosophy at University College Dublin, he spent 14 years in the Departments of Clinical Neurology and Experimental Psychology at Oxford University working on a broad range of acquired and developmental conditions spanning neuropsychology and neuropsychiatry conditions.

Awarded the British Psychological Society's Presidents’ Award for outstanding contributions to Psychology in 2005, he is a Fellow of the British Psychological Society, Irish Psychological Society and Academy of Medical Sciences and co-editor of the journal Cognitive Neuropsychiatry


  • –present
    Professor of Psychology, University of Cardiff


  • 2013
    Hypnosis and cognitive neuroscience: Bridging the gap., Cortex


Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences. 2005: Presidents’ Award: British Psychological Society.Fellow of the British Psychological Society (BPS) , Irish Psychological Society (PSI) and Director of the British Neuropsychiatry Association (BNPA).