Dana Klisanin Ph.D.

Dana Klisanin Ph.D.

Dana Klisanin, Ph.D., is an award-winning psychologist and author. She explores the impact of media and digital technologies on the mythic and moral dimensions of humanity, focusing on its potential to advance altruism, compassion, and heroism. Author of numerous journal articles, she is currently contributing to a new series of books on psychology and popular culture, that include The Walking Dead Psychology: Psych of the Living Dead and Star Wars Psychology: Dark Side of the Mind.  Founder of Evolutionary Guidance Media R&D, Inc., and Director of the MindLab at c3: Center for Conscious Creativity, Dr. Klisanin oversees the design of new frameworks for media and communications based on integral theories and systems science. She is currently developing an interactive gaming adventure with real world consequences, Cyberhero League. The project is garnering awards pre-release. Executive Board member of the World Futures Studies Federation, Dr. Klisanin is the President's envoy to the United Nations and serves on the "Media Watch" Video Game Committee for the American Psychological Association’s Division of Media Psychology and Chairs the "Positive Media" Special Interest Group. 

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Digital Altruism

Digital altruism is a blog that integrates the latest findings in humanistic, transpersonal, and positive psychology with arts and media for the purpose of creating healthier lives for ourselves, our families, and the planet. 

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