Michael Apter, born in Stockton-on-Tees, UK, in 1939. Ph.D. from the University of Bristol. Professor of Psychology at University College, Cardiff.
Fellow (1 September 1985 – 31 July 1986)
My main achievement was the completion of the first draft of a book entitled The Dangerous Edge: the Psychology of Excitement-Seeking. Secondly, I was able to develop further my general theory of motivation and personality (‘reversal theory’).