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 basic biological factors, such as sleep, on relationship quality. She received her Ph.D. and M.A. in Social/Personality Psychology from UC Berkeley and her B.A. in Psychology 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.