David DeSteno

David DeSteno

David DeSteno is professor of psychology at Northeastern University where he directs the Social Emotions Group. He is a fellow of the Association for Psychological Science and serves as editor-in-chief for the American Psychological Association's journal Emotion. His work has been repeatedly funded by the National Science Foundation, and his first book (Out of Character, with Piercarlo Valdesolo) was a Wall Street Journal Psychology Spotlight bestseller. He has written about his research for major media outlets such as the New York Times and Boston Globe, and his work has been regularly featured by others in similar outlets (e.g., The Atlantic, Wall Street Journal, NPR, CBS Sunday Morning).

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Best Sellers

    • Emotional Success

    • The Power of Gratitude, Compassion, and Pride
    • By: David DeSteno
    • Narrated by: Dan Woren
    • Length: 7 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 493
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 435
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 431

    Our prosocial emotions - gratitude, compassion, and pride - are easier to generate than the willpower and self-denial that underpin traditional approaches to grit....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Absolutely outstanding!

    • By Shirley Stone on 02-13-18

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Truth About Trust

    • How It Determines Success in Life, Love, Learning, and More
    • By: David DeSteno
    • Narrated by: Tim Andres Pabon
    • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 19

    What really drives success and failure? Can I trust you? It's the question that strikes at the heart of human existence....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Fairly Good Book On Trust...

    • By Douglas on 02-25-15

    Regular price: $20.99

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