Dacher Keltner

Dacher Keltner

Dacher Keltner is a professor of Psychology at UC Berkeley, the director of the Greater Good Science Center, and editor of its magazine, Greater Good. After his Ph.D. from Stanford in 1989, Dacher learned the micro tools of studying emotion with Paul Ekman, and since that time has been devoted to the study of emotions like embarrassment, compassion, and awe that make us fully human, as well as evolutionary approaches to social hierarchies and power. Dacher is the author of two textbooks and Born To Be Good: The Science of A Meaningful Life just published by Norton in 2009.

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Born To Be Good

The new science of emotions--and how compassion, mirth, embarrassment and awe bring out the good in others and in ourselves.
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