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.
Pam Allyn is the Executive Director and founder of LitWorld, a non-profit literacy organization, and LitLife, a national organization dedicated to school improvement.
Laura E. Berk, Ph.D., is a distinguished professor of psychology at Illinois State University.
Rebecca Compton, Ph.D., is professor of psychology at Haverford College.
Nancy Darling, Ph.D., is a professor of psychology at Oberlin College.
Sara Douglas, Psy.D., is a school psychologist who specializes in neuropsychological evaluations.
Claudia M. Gold, M.D., is a pediatrician and fellow in the University of Massachusetts Boston Infant Parent Mental Health Post Graduate Certificate Program.
Maureen Healy is an author, speaker and expert working with parents and their highly-sensitive children.
Izzy Kalman is the author and creator of the website Bullies2Buddies.com and a critic of the anti-bully movement.
Eileen Kennedy-Moore, Ph.D., is the author of many books including Smart Parenting for Smart Kids: Nurturing Your Child's True Potential.
Harold S. Koplewicz, M.D., a founder of the Child Mind Institute, is a child and adolescent psychiatrist and editor-in-chief of the Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology.
Jamie Krenn, Ph.D. is an adjunct assistant professor at Teachers College, Columbia University.
Hilary Levey Friedman, Ph.D., is a Harvard sociologist and expert on popular culture, competition, childhood and parenting.
Raychelle Cassada Lohmann, M.S., LPC, is the author of The Anger Workbook for Teens.
Nick Luxmoore is a counselor at King Alfred's College, in the U.K.
Robert Martin, Ph.D., is Emeritus Curator of Biological Anthropology at the Field Museum in Chicago, as well as a member of the Committee on Evolutionary Biology at the University of Chicago.
Laura Martocci, Ph.D., is a former associate dean of Wagner College, and the author of Bullying: The Social Destruction of Self.
Gail F. Melson, Ph.D., is a professor of child development and family studies at Purdue University.
Steven Mintz, Ph.D., is a professor of history at the University of Texas at Austin and the Executive Director of the University of Texas System’s Institute for Transformational Learning.
Isaiah Pickens, Ph.D., the founder of iOpening Enterprises, and is a licensed clinical psychologist who provides trauma-informed mental health services in New York City.
Marilyn Price-Mitchell, Ph.D., is a developmental psychologist and researcher in the field of positive youth development and youth civic engagement.
Kyle Pruett, M.D., is a Clinical Professor of Child Psychiatry at the Yale School of Medicine and Educational Advisory Board member for The Goddard School.
Maya Shetreat-Klein, M.D., is a pediatric neurologist at the University of Arizona. She is the author of The Dirt Cure.
JoAnn Stevelos, MPH is a public health researcher and evaluator who specializes in childhood obesity prevention.
Jane Timmons-Mitchell, Ph.D., is a Clinical Associate Professor of Psychology at Case Western's School of Medicine.
Sara Villanueva, Ph.D., an associate professor of psychology at St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas, is the author of The Angst of Adolescence: How to Parent Your Teen and Live to Laugh About It.
Stephen Wallace is the Director of the Center for Adolescent Research and Education.
Marilyn Wedge, Ph.D., is a family therapist and the author of A Disease called Childhood: Why ADHD became an American Epidemic.
Joel Young, M.D., teaches psychiatry at Wayne State University, and is the Medical Director of the Rochester Center for Behavioral Medicine.