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.
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.
Hugh Aldersey-Williams is the author of several books exploring science, design and architecture.
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.
Tracy Packiam Alloway, Ph.D., is an award-winning psychologist based at the University of North Florida. Formerly, she was the Director of the Center for Memory and Learning in the Lifespan, 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
Lawrence T. White, Ph.D., is a professor of psychology at Beloit College. Steven Jackson is a journalist based in Los Angeles, California.
Kristin J. Anderson, Ph.D., is a professor at the University of Houston-Downtown and the author of Benign Bigotry: The Psychology of Subtle Prejudice (Cambridge, 2010).
Linda Wasmer Andrews is a health writer with a master's degree in health psychology.
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.
Kevin D. Arnold, Ph.D., A.B.P.P., is the Director of the Center for Cognitive and Behavioral Therapy of Greater Columbus and a Clinical Faculty member in the Dept. of Psychiatry at OSU.
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.
Wendy Aron is a professional writer who has suffered from misophonia since the age of 10.
Kira Asatryan is a relationship coach and author of Stop Being Lonely: Three Simple Steps to Developing Close Friendships and Deep Relationships.
Sally Augustin, Ph.D., is the author of Place Advantage: Applied Psychology for Interior Architecture.
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.
Jennifer Baker, Ph.D., is an associate professor of philosophy at the College of Charleston.
Amy J.L. Baker, Ph.D., researches parental alienation and children of divorce.
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.
Gina Barreca, Ph.D., is Professor of English at UConn, and author of It's Not That I'm Bitter: How I Learned to Stop Worrying About Visible Panty Lines and Conquered the World.
Carrie Barron, M.D., is a psychiatrist and co-author of The Creativity Cure: How to Build Happiness With Your Own Two Hands, which she wrote with her husband, Alton Barron.
Cartoonist Donna Barstow's work has appeared in publications including The New Yorker, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, among many others.
F. Diane Barth, L.C.S.W., is a psychotherapist, teacher, and author in private practice in New York City.
Steve Baskin is the owner/director of Camp Champions and serves on the Executive Committee of the American Camp Association.
Krystine Batcho, Ph.D., is a professor at Le Moyne College in Syracuse, New York.
Psychotherapist Amy Lewis Bear is the author of From Charm to Harm: The Guide to Spotting, Naming, and Stopping Emotional Abuse in Intimate Relationships.