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Areas of Interest:

  1. Emotional intelligence

  2. Hemisphere lateralization

  3. Schizophrenia

  4. Behavioural neuroscience

Prof. Manas Kumar Mandal

Dr. Mandal’s research contribution to the field of psychological science spanned over 35 years with primary focus on affect processing in the brain, in general, and in schizophrenia, in particular. His doctoral work on affect (emotion) processing in schizophrenia has been an original work that paved the way for the formulation many research hypotheses later. While at the Indian Institute of Technology – Kharagpur, Dr. Mandal pursued the domain of behavioural neuroscience in normal human behavior, in which he explored the difficulties faced by the left and mixed (clumsy) handers in the society. As the Director of Defense Institute of Psychological Research (DRDO), Dr. Mandal engaged himself in a large number of activities towards the human performance development of the community of armed / paramilitary forces (National Security Guards, CRPF, etc.).

Contact Details:


Contact Number: 08527522800

IIT Kharagpur webpage link: Click here to get Prof. Manas Kumar Mandal webpage.


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