Book lists tagged with "Psychologist"
Hope College social psychologist David Myers is a communicator of psychological science to college students and the general public. His research and writings, supported by National Science Foundation grants and fellowships, have appeared in three dozen academic periodicals, four dozen magazines, and seventeen books, including textbooks for introductory and social psychology and trade books on the scientific pursuit of happiness, the powers and perils of intuition, psychology and faith, sexual orientation, and hearing loss.
Anthony Lemieux, PhD, is a visiting associate professor, Emory School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics. Since 9/11, Lemieux has extensively researched and taught on the topics of terrorist motivations, radicalization and the psychology of terrorism from an interdisciplinary approach. He is a social psychologist with interests in intergroup relations with a particular emphasis on understanding the factors that cause people to support terrorist acts and groups.
Martin Seligman is the Zellerbach Family Professor of Psychology in the University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Psychology. He is renowned as the founder of positive psychology, and his theory of “learned helplessness” was profoundly influential. He is the author of several books, including Authentic Happiness, and most recently, Flourish: A Visionary New Understanding of Happiness and Well-being.
A Harvard College Professor and the Johnstone Family Professor in the Department of Psychology at Harvard University, Steven Pinker is a Canadian-American experimental psychologist, cognitive scientist, linguist, and author interested in all aspects of language and the mind. He is the author of best-sellers such as The Blank Slate and How the Mind Works. His most recent book is The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined.
Daniel Gilbert is a professor of psychology at Harvard University. He is a social psychologist known for his research on affective forecasting, which examines the mistakes people make when they attempt to predict their hedonic reactions to future events. He is the author of the international bestseller Stumbling on Happiness, which has been translated into 30 languages and which won the 2007 Royal Society Prizes for Science Books.