Paul A. Bloom, PhD

Professor of Psychology, University of Toronto; Brooks and Suzanne Ragen Professor Emeritus of Psychology, Yale University; Co-Editor, Behavioral and Brain Sciences Journal; Author, Psych: The Story of the Human Mind (2023), The Sweet Spot: The Pleasures of Suffering and the Search for Meaning (2021); Against Empathy: The Case for Rational Compassion (2016), and Just Babies: The Origins of Good and Evil (2013); C0-Author, "In Praise of Empathic AI" (2024, Trends in Cognitive Sciences) and "Brain Functional Connectivity Predicts Depression and Anxiety During Childhood and Adolescence (2023, Biological Psychiatry)


Teaching Emotional Brains

Westin Copley Place, Boston, MA or Virtually via Zoom  November 22-24, 2024

Educating with Empathy

The Historic Fairmont Hotel, Atop Nob Hill,
San Francisco, CA  February 15-17, 2019

Keynote Address: Against Empathy: The Case for Rational Compassion