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 emotion, in particular states such as compassion, awe, love, and beauty, as well as 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 more than 200 scientific articles, written for many media outlets, and consulted for the Center for Constitutional Rights to help end solitary confinement, Google, Facebook, the Sierra Club, and for Pixar’s INSIDE OUT.