Professor Stephen Benton

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Professor Steve Benton graduated in psychology from Brunel University and joined the Acoustics Research Group at Chelsea College, University of London, on a SERC scholarship to conduct PhD research into Low Frequency Noise effects with Prof. Geoff Leventhall. He then went to University College London as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow within the Dept. of Psychology studying visual psychophysics with Prof. Michael Morgan. He has spent several years researching and lecturing in cognitive psychology and various aspects of human factors, as applied to the improvement of individuals' quality of life and performance. In recent years he has combined these elements to develop an interest in the application of psychological analyses to behavioural issues within organisations, both domestic and international. This work provided the platform for his creation, in 1997, of the first Business Psychology Postgraduate programme. As a visiting Professor to the Institute of Applied Psychology, University of Indonesia (1994-5) he conducted, with Indonesian colleagues, research into Indonesian negotiation and decision-making practices, which led to a three year British Council funded study and development programme between the universities. His work in Indonesia has expanded to currently include organisational and cross cultural research, development of a Business Psychology programme and a role as visiting International Faculty. He currently holds research contracts funded by the MRC, ESRC, KTP and the EU. Stephen was awarded the title of Professor of Business Psychology, in 2009, the first in the UK. He is also the founding director of the Business Psychology Centre, (2001-), which has a successful track record of Knowledge Transfer contracts and consultancy.

Psycho-acoustics; cognitive ergonomics; business psychology.

2015

Development of Managers’ Emotional Competencies: Mind-Body Training Implications (2015)
Gruicic, D. and Benton, S. 2015. Development of Managers’ Emotional Competencies: Mind-Body Training Implications. European Journal of Training and Development. 39 (9), pp. 798-814.

2009

The elderly demographic time bomb - sharing the load with the active ageing: can eHealth technologies help defuse it? (2009)
Layzell, B., Manning, B.R.M. and Benton, S. 2009. The elderly demographic time bomb - sharing the load with the active ageing: can eHealth technologies help defuse it? Studies in Health Technology and Informatics. 146, pp. 166-170.

2008

Putting the patient first? An analysis of what drives doctors and managers in NHS hospitals (2008)
Benton, S. 2008. Putting the patient first? An analysis of what drives doctors and managers in NHS hospitals. Journal of Information Technology in Healthcare. 6 (4), pp. 303-317.
Coping strategies for low frequency noise (2008)
Leventhall, G., Benton, S. and Robertson, D. 2008. Coping strategies for low frequency noise. Journal of Low Frequency Noise, Vibration and Active Control. 27 (1), pp. 35-52.

2003

The interpersonal: a route towards misperception and failed resolution for low frequency noise complaints (2003)
Benton, S. and Abramsom-Yehuda, O. 2003. The interpersonal: a route towards misperception and failed resolution for low frequency noise complaints. Journal of Low Frequency Noise, Vibration and Active Control. 22 (2), pp. 63-70.

2001

Low frequency noise "pollution" interferes with performance (2001)
Persson Waye, K., Bengtsson, J., Kjellberg, A. and Benton, S. 2001. Low frequency noise "pollution" interferes with performance. Noise and Health. 4 (13), pp. 33-49.

2010

Setting core standards: privacy, identity & interoperability (2010)
Manning, B.R.M. and Benton, S. 2010. Setting core standards: privacy, identity & interoperability. in: Bos, L., Blobel, B., Benton, S. and Carroll, D. (ed.) Medical and Care Compunetics 6 IOS Press.

2008

Active ageing: independence through technology assisted health optimisation (2008)
Manning, B.R.M., McCann, J., Benton, S. and Bougourd, J. 2008. Active ageing: independence through technology assisted health optimisation. in: Bos, L., Blobel, B., Marsh, A.J. and Carroll, D. (ed.) Medical and care compunetics 5 Amsterdam ; Oxford IOS Press.
The safe implementation of research into healthcare practice. (2008)
Manning, B.R.M. and Benton, S. 2008. The safe implementation of research into healthcare practice. in: Bos, L., Blobel, B., Marsh, A.J. and Carroll, D. (ed.) Medical and care compunetics 5 Amsterdam ; Oxford IOS Press.
The doctor-manager relationship: a behavioural barrier to effective health care? (2008)
Benton, S. and Taylor, H. 2008. The doctor-manager relationship: a behavioural barrier to effective health care? in: Bos, L., Blobel, B., Marsh, A.J. and Carroll, D. (ed.) Medical and care compunetics 5 Amsterdam ; Oxford IOS Press.

2007

Low frequency noise annoyance and the negotiation challenge for environmental officers and sufferers (2007)
Benton, S. 2007. Low frequency noise annoyance and the negotiation challenge for environmental officers and sufferers. in: Hansen, C.H. (ed.) The effects of low-frequency noise and vibration on people Brentwood, UK Multi-Science Publishing. pp. 227-244

2006

Assistive technology behaviourally assisted (2006)
Benton, S. and Manning, B.R.M. 2006. Assistive technology behaviourally assisted. in: Bos, L., Roa, L., Yogesan, K. and O'Connell, B. (ed.) Medical and care compunetics 3 Amsterdam, Netherlands IOS Press.

2005

Every individual is the exception to the rule (2005)
Benton, S. 2005. Every individual is the exception to the rule. in: Association for project management handbook APM Publishing. pp. 32-36

2008

Empowering proactive and personal health care: no option no choice (2008)
Benton, S. and Manning, B.R.M. 2008. Empowering proactive and personal health care: no option no choice. WORLDCOMP'08: the 2008 World Congress in Computer Science, Computer Engineering and Applied Computing. Las Vegas, Nevada, USA 14 - 17 Jul 2008
Personal and proactive cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT): a method for coping with low frequency noise annoyance (2008)
Benton, S. 2008. Personal and proactive cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT): a method for coping with low frequency noise annoyance. 13th International Conference on Low Frequency Noise and Vibration Control. Tokyo 21 - 23 Oct 2008

2006

An overview of the development, validity, reliability and reliability of the English Version 3.0 on the Insights Discover Evaluator (2006)
Benton, S., van Erokon Schurink, C. and Desson, S. 2006. An overview of the development, validity, reliability and reliability of the English Version 3.0 on the Insights Discover Evaluator. UK KTP, DTI.

2003

A review of published research on low frequency noise and its effects (2003)
Leventhall, G., Pelmear, P. and Benton, S. 2003. A review of published research on low frequency noise and its effects. UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.

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