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Peter Salovey

President, Yale University

President, Yale University, and Chris Argyris Professor of Psychology. Has authored or edited over a dozen books translated into 11 languages and published hundreds of journal articles and essays, primarily on human emotion and health behavior. With John D. Mayer, developed a broad framework called “Emotional Intelligence,” the theory that just as people have a wide range of intellectual abilities, they also have a wide range of measurable emotional skills that profoundly affect their thinking and action. 1980, AB in Psychology and AM in Sociology, Stanford University; 1986, PhD in Psychology, Yale. Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences and National Academy of Medicine.

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