Professor of Psychology at Harvard University; Best-Selling Author of Stumbling on Happiness; Host of the PBS television Series This Emotional Life
Daniel Gilbert is the Edgar Pierce Professor of Psychology at Harvard University. He has won numerous awards for his research and teaching, and his students have voted him one of “Harvard’s Favorite Professors” every year for more than a decade.
Dan’s popular book, Stumbling on Happiness, spent 6 months on the New York Times best seller list, has sold more than a million copies worldwide, has been translated into more than 35 languages. He hosted and co-wrote the award-winning PBS television series This Emotional Life, which was seen by more than 10 million viewers in its first airing. He also stars in television commercials for Prudential that are meant to help Americans overcome the psychological obstacles to saving for retirement. This campaign has been one of the most successful in the history of the financial services industry.
Dan is a contributor to TIME, The New York Times, and NPR’s All Things Considered, and he has been a guest on The Today Show, The Colbert Report, The Late Show, 20/20, and many other television shows. In 2014, Science magazine named Dan one of the world’s 50 most-followed scientists on Twitter.
Dan’s TED talks have been viewed more than 20 million times, and his first TED talk on “The Surprising Science of Happiness” remains one of the most popular of all time.
Happiness: What Your Mother Didn’t Tell You
How to Do Precisely the Right Thing At All Possible Times
NEWS & ARTICLES
WATCH DANIEL GILBERT IN ACTION
DAN GILBERT – THE SURPRISING SCIENCE OF HAPPINESS
DANIEL GILBERT AT HILT 2013 CONFERENCE
DANIEL GILBERT – THE PSYCHOLOGY OF YOUR FUTURE SELF
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