Amy J.C. Cuddy

Social Psychologist and Author, Harvard University

Social psychologist, bestselling author, and speaker. Expert on the behavioural science of power, presence and prejudice. Teacher, lectures on leadership at Harvard. PhD from Princeton University. Has served on the faculties of Harvard Business School and Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management. Author of: “Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges” (2015), published in 32 languages; forthcoming book about the psychology of bravery, bullying, and bystanding. 2012 TED Talk, "Your Body Language May Shape Who You Are" is the second-most-viewed TED Talk, with over 45 million views. Named by the BBC as one of their 100 Women of 2017, a Game Changer by Time, one of 50 Women Who Are Changing the World by Business Insider, one of the World's Top 50 Management Thinkers by Thinkers50, one of the top 5 HR Thinkers by HR Magazine, one of Twitter's 100 Science Stars by Science, and a Rising Star by the Association for Psychological Science, an Early Career Award recipient by the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues. Research on stereotyping and prejudice, nonverbal behaviour, and presence and performance under stress has been published in academic journals. Co-Founder, Citizen Confidence Project.

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