Dr. Siegel is a clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine and the founding co-director of the Mindful Awareness Research Center at UCLA. He is also the executive director of the Mindsight Institute, which focuses on developing mindsight to teach insight, empathy, and integration in individuals, families, and communities. Dr. Siegel has published extensively for both the professional and lay audiences. His four “New York Times” best sellers are: “Mind: A Journey to the Heart of Being Human,” “Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain,” and, with Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D., “The Whole-Brain Child” and “No-Drama Discipline.” His other books include: “The Developing Mind” (2nd ed.), “Mindsight,” “The Mindful Brain,” “The Mindful Therapist,” “The Yes Brain” (also with Tina Payne Bryson), and his latest book, “Aware” (2018). Dr. Siegel also is the founding editor for the Norton Professional Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology, which contains over 60 textbooks.

This profile was last updated on January 1, 2020

Mind & Life Connections


2019 Summer Research Institute Session

Interdisciplinary Panel: Translating Neuroscience

Moderators: Andrew Dreitcer, Elissa Epel
Panel: Anil Seth, Clifford Saron, Daniel Siegel, Lawrence Barsalou, Yoona Kang, Norman Farb, Elissa Epel, Andrew Dreitcer

Topics: Brain & Cognitive Science | Education