Dr. Daniel Gilbert
Dr. Daniel Gilbert is a renowned social psychologist and professor of psychology at Harvard University. He is widely recognized for his research on the cognitive and emotional processes that underlie human judgment and decision-making. Dr. Gilbert has published over 200 articles and book chapters, and his work has been featured in numerous academic journals, books and popular media outlets.
In addition to his academic work, Dr. Gilbert is also a highly sought-after speaker, having given lectures and talks at universities, businesses and other organizations around the world.
In 2008, Dr. Gilbert was a speaker at the Bigelow Forum, where he discussed the implications of his research on human judgment and decision-making for businesses and organizations. He discussed the ways in which people misjudge what will make them happy and offered insights on how to overcome these biases and make better choices that lead to greater happiness.
Dr. Gilbert is the author of several books, including Stumbling on Happiness, which has been translated into over 30 languages and has become a classic in the field of psychology. In this book, he argues that people often make decisions based on inaccurate predictions about how they will feel in the future. He also wrote The Surprising Science of Happiness, which has received widespread critical acclaim.
Dr. Gilbert’s work has been recognized with numerous awards and honors, including the Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award from the American Psychological Association and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Society for Research on Emotion. His ideas and research have influenced not only the field of psychology but also various fields such as economics, business and philosophy.