Dacher Keltner

Dacher Keltner is the faculty director of the UC Berkeley Greater Good Science Center and a professor of psychology at the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Keltner, a renowned authority on the biological and evolutionary foundations of human emotion, researches the science of compassion, wonder, love, and beauty, as well as how emotions influence our moral intuition. Power, status, inequality, and social class are all topics that he is interested in researching. He is the author of The Compassionate Instinct and the best-selling book Born to Be Good: The Science of a Meaningful Life.