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David Myers

David Myers

Social psychologist David G. Myers is an award-winning researcher (the Gordon Allport Prize for his studies of group influence), an award-winning teacher, and a communicator of psychological science to college students and the general public.

His scientific research, supported by National Science Foundation grants and fellowships, has appeared in two dozen periodicals, including Science, the American Scientist, the American Psychologist, and Psychological Science.

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Myers has digested psychological research for the public through articles in more than two dozen magazines, from Scientific American to Christian Century, and through a dozen books:

  • In The Pursuit of Happiness: Who Is Happy--and Why (Morrow, 1992; Avon, 1993), and in some 400 media interviews and invited lectures, he has challenged America’s individualism and materialism and affirmed the significance of positive traits, committed relationships, and religious faith.
  • In The American Paradox: Spiritual Hunger in an Age of Plenty (Yale University Press, 2000) he explores our post-1960 material prosperity and social recession, and suggests a road to renewal.
  • In A Quiet World: Living with Hearing Loss (Yale University Press, 2000), he offers a first-person account of the hard of hearing experience and information about new assistive technologies.
  • In Intuition: Its Powers and Perils (Yale University Press, September, 2002), he explores our remarkable capacity for unconscious, automatic thinking along with the potential pitfalls of unchecked intuition. He also offers focused analyses of intuitions related to investing, interviewing, risk-taking, gambling, sports, and clinical and psychic judgments.
  • His texts, Psychology, 6th ed., Exploring Psychology, 4th ed., Social Psychology, 6th ed., and Exploring Social Psychology, 2nd ed. are studied by students at some 1000 colleges and universities and translated into eight languages.
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