These renowned thinkers include top psychologists and psychiatrists, as well as intelligence operatives, lawyers, essayists, doctors, and animal researchers with a trained lens on what makes us tick.
Azadeh Aalai, PhD, is a Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor of Psychology at Queensborough Community College in New York.
Dr. Aboujaoude is a psychiatrist and author based at Stanford University. His most recent book is Virtually You: The Dangerous Powers of the E-Personality.
Mitch Abrams, Psy.D. is a clinical sport psychologist specializing in anger management, sexual assault prevention and the treatment of trauma.
Paul Abramson is a professor of psychology at UCLA and an authority on sex. He is also a lead singer for the rock band Crying 4Kafka.
Neil Krishan Aggarwal, MD, is a board-certified New York City psychiatrist.
Bakari Akil II, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of communication at Florida State College of Jacksonville.
Susan Albers, Psy.D., is a psychologist who specializes in eating issues, weight loss, body image concerns and mindfulness.
Karl Albrecht, Ph.D., is the author of more than 20 books, including Practical Intelligence: the Art & Science of Common Sense.
Steve Albrecht, D.B.A., holds degrees in English and Psychology, and a doctorate in Business Administration. He is a former police officer and domestic violence investigator with the San Diego Police.
Ronald Alexander, Ph.D., is the director of the OpenMind Training Institute, and teaches at UCLA, Pepperdine, and Pacifica Graduate Institute.
David M. Allen, M.D., is a Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Tennessee and author of the book How Dysfunctional Families Spur Mental Disorders.
Scott T. Allison is Professor of Psychology at the University of Richmond and is author of Heroes and Heroic Leadership.
Tracy Packiam Alloway, Ph.D., is the Director of the Center for Memory and Learning in the Lifespan at the University of Stirling, UK.
Isadora Alman, M.F.T., is a Board-certified sex, marriage, and family therapist, lecturer, author, and syndicated advice columnist of "Ask Isadora."
Glenn C. Altschuler, Ph.D., is the Dean of the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions, and The Thomas and Dorothy Litwin Professor of American Studies at Cornell University.
John Amodeo, Ph.D., MFT, is the author of Dancing with Fire: A Mindful Way to Loving Relationships and Love & Betrayal.
Nancy Ancowitz is a business communication coach, an adjunct instructor at NYU, and the author of Self-Promotion for Introverts (McGraw-Hill).
Mark B. Borg, Jr., Ph.D., Grant H. Brenner, MD, Daniel Berry, RN, MHA
John Bronsteen, Christopher Buccafusco, and Jonathan Masur are the authors of Happiness and the Law.
Lawrence T. White, Ph.D., is a professor of psychology at Beloit College. Steven Jackson is a journalist based in Los Angeles, California.
Linda Wasmer Andrews is a health writer with a master's degree in health psychology.
Patty Chang Anker is the author of Some Nerve and blogs at Facing Forty Upside Down.
Kristine Anthis, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychology at Southern Connecticut State University. She is the author of Lifespan Development, Sage Publications.
Dale Archer, M.D., is a clinical psychiatrist and author of The New York Times bestseller, Better Than Normal: How What Makes You Different Can Make You Exceptional.
Elaine Aron, Ph.D., is a research and clinical psychologist, and the author of The Undervalued Self, The Highly Sensitive Person, and The Highly Sensitive Child.
Kira Asatryan is a relationship systems coach who specializes in helping business teams, couples, and families communicate effectively, identify common interests, and build closeness.
Sally Augustin, Ph.D., is a practicing environmental psychologist who studies person-centered design and sensory science.
Michael W. Austin, Ph.D., is a Professor of Philosophy at Eastern Kentucky University.
Nicole Avena, Ph.D. is a research neuroscientist and an expert in the fields of nutrition, diet and addiction.
Marty Babits is Co-Director of Family and Couples Treatment Service, a division of the Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy in New York City.
Christopher Robert Badcock, Ph.D., is author of The Imprinted Brain: How genes set the balance between autism and psychosis.
Richard Bailey, Ph.D., is a writer and researcher on education and sport.
Mimi Baird is a graduate of Colby-Sawyer College. She has written about her father’s life and legacy, a physician who suffered manic depression.
Amy J.L. Baker, Ph.D., researches parental alienation and children of divorce.
Jennifer Baker, Ph.D., is an associate professor of philosophy at the College of Charleston.
Elise Ballard is the author of the new book, Epiphany: True Stories of Sudden Insight to Inspire, Encourage and Transform and the creator of EpiphanyChannel.com.
Amy Banks, MD, is the co-author, with Leigh Ann Hirschman, of Four Ways to Click: Rewire Your Brain for Stronger, More Rewarding Relationships.
Mark Banschick, M.D., is a psychiatrist and author of The Intelligent Divorce book series.
David P. Barash, Ph.D., is an evolutionary biologist and professor of psychology at the University of Washington.
Maria Baratta, Ph.D., L.C.S.W., is a clinician based in New York. Her book, Skinny Revisited, focuses on the healing of eating disorders.
Nigel Barber, Ph.D., is an evolutionary psychologist as well as the author of Why Parents Matter and The Science of Romance, among other books.
Kenneth Barish, Ph.D., is Clinical Associate Professor of Psychology at Weill Medical College, Cornell University.