Dr Glenn Wilson


About Glenn Wilson

Dr Glenn Wilson was Visiting Professor of Psychology at Gresham College, London from 2009 to 2014. Previously he was Reader in Personality at the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College, London, and Adjunct Professor with the University of Nevada, Reno.

He has published more than 100 scientific articles and some 33 books, on topics ranging from personality and attitude measurement to psychophysiology, sexual behaviour and psychology as applied to performing arts.

A pioneer in the field of evolutionary theories of sex differences, attraction and love, in 2001 he was ranked within the 10 most cited British psychologists. He is a Fellow of the British Psychological Society and appears regularly on TV and radio, particularly in news and documentary programmes.

His books include: Psychology for Performing Artists (Second Edition), (Wiley, 2002). The Science of Love (with C. McLaughlin, Fusion Books 2001), CQ: The Secret of Lasting Love (with J. Cousins, Fusion, 2003), and Born Gay: The Psychobiology of Sex Orientation (with Q. Rahman, Peter Owen, 2005).