Contributor Profile

Dr. Kevin Dutton

Job TitleResearch Psychologist

Company NameDepartment of Experimental Psychology


Dr. Kevin Dutton is an expert on the science of social influence with a Ph.D in psychology.

Kevin is a research Psychologist at the Department of Experimental Psychology at the University of Oxford, associate fellow at the Royal Society of Medicine and also at the Society for Scientific Study of Psychopathy.

Kevin is the author of two books; Flipnosis – The Art of Split Second Persuasion, which documents his quest – from the political genius of Winston Churchill to the malign influence of some of the world’s top con artists – for the psychological ‘DNA’ of persuasion. His second book, The Wisdom of Psychopaths – Lessons in Life from Saints, Spies and Serial Killers, sees Kevin explore the positive side of being a psychopath, and discover, first hand, in a ground-breaking ‘How to make a psychopath’ experiment, what it’s like to be one.

Conference Sessions

  • WTM Leaders' Lunch

    Monday11:00 - 13:304 Nov 2019
    Platinum Suite 3

    The exclusive WTM Leaders’ Lunch this year will be headlined by Lord Sebastian Coe and Dr Kevin Dutton.   In a session full of fresh inspiration, Dr Dutton and...

    • Language: English