Professor Patricia Riddell

Head of Department of Psychology, University of Reading

Professor Patricia Riddell

Professor Patricia Riddell

exec@henley.ac.uk
+44 (0)1491 418767

Biography

Professor Patricia Riddell is a chartered psychologist who teaches and researches neuroscience at the University of Reading. She was awarded her BSc from the University of Glasgow, and an MSc from Imperial College, before receiving a doctorate in Physiological Sciences from Oxford University. Patricia teaches on the MSc in Coaching and Behavioural Change where she brings her knowledge of Applied Neuroscience to the course. She also researches areas including learning and memory, motivation and leadership. Patricia co-authored “The Neuroscience of Leadership Coaching” published this year. This book uses case studies to demonstrate how a knowledge of neuroscience can increase both understanding of coaching and flexibility in the tools that coaches use.