Professor of Psychology, Harvard University, author, widely regarded as founder of the academic field of mindfulness
- Title Professor of Psychology, Harvard University, author, widely regarded as founder of the academic field of mindfulness
- Education Ph.D., Psychology, Harvard University
B.A., Psychology, New York University
Ellen Langer, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology at Harvard University, was the first woman in the psychology department to receive tenure. She has earned three distinguished scientist awards, the Sparks Award for Unifying psychology and the Liberty Science Genius Award. She is considered the mother of mindfulness, having conducted research on the topic for forty-five years; the mother of positive psychology; and arguably the mother of mind/body medicine. Not only does she have a lot of children, she has hundreds of research papers and bestselling books including, Mindfulness, The Power of Mindful Learning; On Becoming an Artist: Reinventing Yourself Through Mindful Creativity; and Counterclockwise: Mindful Health and the Power of Possibility.
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