Todd Kashdan

Professor of Psychology, George Mason University

A recognized authority on well-being and social relationships, Dr. Todd Kashdan has published more than 150 scholarly articles and is the author of Curious? Discover the Missing Ingredient to a Fulfilling Life and his latest book, The Upside of Your Dark Side: Why being your whole self - not just your “good” self - drives success and fulfillment .

His research has been featured in several media outlets, including the New York Times and The Washington Post. He's a twin and has twin 8-year old daughters, with plans to rapidly populate the world with great conversationalists. He says the things other people want to but are afraid to.

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