Dacher Keltner

Dacher Keltner is a professor of Psychology at UC Berkeley and faculty director of the Greater Good Science Center. Dacher’s research focuses the biological and evolutionary origins of compassion, awe, love, and beauty, and power, social class, and inequality. Dacher is the co-author of two textbooks, ‘Born to Be Good: The Science of a Meaningful Life,’ ‘The Compassionate Instinct,’ and ‘The Power Paradox: How We Gain and Lose Influence.’ Dacher has published over 190 scientific articles, written for many media outlets, and consulted for Google, Facebook, the Sierra Club, and for Pixar’s Inside Out.

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2017 - On Power