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Prof Konstantinos Petrides
26 Bedford Way
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  • Professor of Psychology and Psychometrics
  • Clinical, Edu & Hlth Psychology
  • Div of Psychology & Lang Sciences
  • Faculty of Brain Sciences

Konstantinos V. Petrides is Founding Director of the London Psychometric Laboratory and currently Professor of Psychology and Psychometrics at University College London (UCL).  He is the first-ever Professor of Psychometrics at UCL, the birthplace of psychometrics.

He holds a Bachelor in Business Administration with summa cum laude honours from PACE University (N.Y C., U.S.A.), a Diploma in Psychology from the University of Nottingham (U.K.), an MSc in Psychological Research Methods (specialized in psychometrics and behavioral statistics) from the University of Exeter (U.K.), and a PhD (specialized in individual differences, psychometrics and behavioral statistics) from University College London (U.K.).

Konstantin is the developer of trait emotional intelligence theory and of the family of Trait Emotional Intelligence Questionnaires (TEIQue), which are used in commercial and research settings globally.  He has travelled extensively for learning, research, and teaching purposes on the broader topics of psychobionomy, trait emotional intelligence, psychometrics, and philosophy of mind. Commercially, he provides consulting services on high-end decision-making, forecasting, and crisis management.

Research Summary

Research interests include:

Psychobionomy; trait emotional intelligence; psychometrics and psychological assessment; predictive psychometrics and low-information forecasting; personality; philosophy of mind; I/O and business psychology; educational psychology; social psychology; medical psychology; crisis management.

For more details, see www.psychometriclab.com 

Teaching Summary

Doctoral training; undergraduate lectures; post-graduate lectures; project supervision at all levels (especially, PhD and post-doc).

Academic Background
2001   Doctor of Philosophy University College London
1997   Diploma in Psychology University of Nottingham
1996   Master of Science University of Exeter
1995   Bachelor of Business Administration PACE University
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