Yoona Kang

Yoona Kang’s research investigates psychological and neural mechanisms that support the development and changes in social cognition, emotions, and health outcomes. Her main research interests are in 1) linking social cognitive and affective processing in the brain to health outcomes across various developmental stages, and 2) designing intervention strategies that guide adaptive changes in social …

Doris F. Chang

Doris F. Chang is Associate Professor at NYU Silver School of Social Work and a research scientist at the Center of Excellence for Cultural Competence, New York State Psychiatric Institute. A clinical psychologist by training, her research seeks to improve the well-being of racial and ethnic minorities by a) clarifying the role of race, ethnicity, …

Amit Bernstein

Born in Israel, Amit Bernstein grew up in the U.S. He studied at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, the University of Vermont, the Palo Alto VA, and the Stanford University School of Medicine. Today, he is a professor of psychology at the University of Haifa. With his students in the Observing Minds Lab, he studies …

Zenju Earthlyn Manuel

Zenju Earthlyn Manuel is an author and ordained Zen priest. The essence of all her transmissions come together in her teachings including these books, “Sanctuary: A Meditation on Home, Homelessness, and Belonging,” “The Way of Tenderness: Awakening Through Race, Sexuality, and Gender” (print and audio), and “Black Angel Cards: 36 Oracles and Messages for Divining …

Lawrence Barsalou

Lawrence Barsalou is professor of psychology at the University of Glasgow in the Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology. He received a B.A. in psychology from the University of California, San Diego, in 1977 and a Ph.D. in cognitive psychology from Stanford University in 1981. Since then, Barsalou has held faculty positions at Emory University, the …