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Read moreAbout The Author:Dr. John G. Miller, PhD, is an award-winning professor of psychology and neuroscience at the University of California, Irvine.
He has published numerous research papers on emotional intelligence and the nature of human cognition.
He is currently a faculty member at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business and the Center for Neuroscience, Social and Behavioral Sciences at the Johns Hopkins University.
His research has been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Forbes, The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal, Psychology Today, Psychology and Neuroscience Today, and the Huffington Post.
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