Richard J. Davidson, PhD, received his doctorate from Harvard University. Dr. Davidson’s research focuses on the neural bases of emotion and methods to promote human flourishing. He is co-author of The Emotional Life of Your Brain and Altered Traits. He was named one of the 100 most influential people by Time magazine, elected to the National Academy of Medicine, and appointed to the Governing Board of UNESCO’s Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development. Dr. Davidson founded Healthy Minds Innovations.