Affect and social cognition. Interpersonal behaviour. Social perception, person memory and attributions. Cognitive and interactional theories of personality. The perception of interaction episodes. Political perception and voting behaviour. Verbal and nonverbal communication. Group behaviour and group judgements. Multidimensional scaling methods in psychology.
Alexander von Humboldt Research Prize, Germany, 1994
Australian Research Council Special Investigator Award, 1996
Australian Psychological Society Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award, 2004
Australian Psychological Society Early Career Award, 1982