Neil Humphrey

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Neil Humphrey is Professor of Psychology of Education and Head of the Manchester Institute of Education at the University of Manchester. His research interests include mental health, social and emotional learning, and special educational needs (particularly autism spectrum conditions). Neil's work in these areas has been funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, Education Endowment Foundation, National Institute for Health Research, and others. He has published his work in journals including Prevention Science, Journal of School Psychology, and Development and Psychopathology. At evenings and weekends, Neil moonlights as a free taxi service for his three daughters.


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Incredible Years Teacher Classroom Management: STARS trial suggests benefits for children’s mental health

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Neil Humphrey is impressed by the STARS cluster randomised controlled trial published today in Psychological Medicine, which evaluates the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of the Incredible Years Teacher Classroom Management programme in primary school children.

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Cyberbullying research: what do we really know? #MHED2018


Neil Humphrey kicks off #MHED2018 week here on the Mental Elf with a blog exploring some of the problems with cyberbullying research.

We’ll be blogging about youth mental health research all week and live tweeting from #MHED2018 on Thursday and Friday.

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