Amie M. Gordon, Ph.D. is a post-doctoral scholar at the University of California, San Francisco. Her research mainly focuses on the role of prosocial emotions (e.g., gratitude) and cognitions (e.g., perspective taking) in close relationships. She also conducts research on the impact of sleep on relationship quality. She uses a variety of methodologies in her research, including experimental, observational, daily experience, and dyadic. She received her Ph.D. and M.A. from UC Berkeley and her B.A. from UCLA.
Amie’s research has been published in a number of peer-reviewed journals, including the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Psychological Science, and the Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. She is co-founder and regular contributor for the blog Psych Your Mind: Applying Psychology to Everyday Life.