Catherine A. Sanderson, PhD, received a bachelor’s degree in psychology, with a specialization in health and development, from Stanford University, and received both masters and doctoral degrees in psychology from Princeton University. Her research has received grant funding from the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health. She is a published author of more than 25 journal articles and book chapters in addition to four college textbooks, middle school and high school health textbooks. Sanderson speaks regularly for public and corporate audiences on topics such as the science of happiness, the power of emotional intelligence, the mind-body connection, and the psychology of good and evil. These talks have been featured in numerous mainstream media outlets, including The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, The Atlantic, CNN and CBS Sunday Morning with Jane Pauley.