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Malcolm Alexander Jeeves CBE FRSE FMedSci (born 16 November 1926)[1] is Emeritus Professor of Psychology at the University of St. Andrews, and was formerly President of The Royal Society of Edinburgh. He established the Department of Psychology at St. Andrews University and his research interests centre on cognitive psychology and neuropsychology.[2]


He has received Honorary Degrees from Edinburgh University, Stirling University, and St Andrews University.

Amongst his various medals and prizes are the Kenneth Craik Prize in Experimental Psychology at Cambridge, the Abbie Medal in Anatomy at Adelaide University in Australia, and the Cairns Medal of the Society of Neurologists and Neurosurgeons of South Australia. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences of Britain, of the British Psychological Society, and of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. His main scientific research interests are in neuropsychology; he was Editor-in-Chief of the international scientific journal Neuropsychologia in the 1990s.[3]




  • Thinking in Structures (with Z. P. Dienes) - translated into French, German, Italian, Hungarian, Spanish, Japanese
  • Effects of Structural Relations upon Transfer (with Z. P. Dienes) - translated into French, German, Italian
  • Experimental Psychology: an Introduction for Biologists - translated into French
  • Analysis of Structural Learning (with G. B. Greer)
  • Callosal Agenesis (with M. Lassonde)

Science and Christian BeliefEdit

  • The Scientific Enterprise and Christian Faith (1968)
  • Psychology and Christianity: The View Both Ways (1976)
  • Free to be Different (with R. J. Berry and D. Atkinson) (1984)
  • Psychology through the Eyes of Faith (with D. Myers) (1987)
  • Human Nature at the Millennium (1997)
  • Science, Life and Christian Belief (with R. J. Berry) (1998)
  • Psychology through the Eyes of Faith: revised and updated (with D. Myers) (2002)
  • From Cells to Souls-and Beyond (2003)
  • Neuroscience, Psychology, and Religion: Illusions, Delusions, and Realities about Human Nature (with Warren S. Brown) (2009)
  • Minds, Brains, Souls and Gods: A Conversation on Faith, Psychology and Neuroscience (2013), IVP Academic, ISBN 978-0-8308-3998-8


  1. ^ JEEVES, Prof. Malcolm Alexander, Who's Who 2014, A & C Black, 2014; online edn, Oxford University Press, 2014
  2. ^ Basic bio-info from St Edmund's College Archived 18 February 2007 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ a b These details from CCSA Biography Archived 24 February 2007 at the Wayback Machine

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