Scott Barry Kaufman, PhD

Cognitive and Humanistic Psychologist; Adjunct Associate Professor, Barnard College, Columbia University; Host of the #1 Psychology Podcast, The Psychology Podcast, with over 12 million downloads; Columnist, “Beautiful Minds,” Scientific American; Author, Transcend: The New Science of Self-Actualization (2020), “Post-Traumatic Growth: Finding Meaning and Creativity in Adversity” (2020, Scientific American), and “Self-Actualized People in the 21st Century: Integration With Contemporary Theory and Research on Personality and Wellbeing” (2018, Journal of Humanistic Psychology); Co-Author, Wired to Create (2016) and “Imagination Is the Seed of Creativity” (2018, The Cambridge Handbook of Creativity)


Teaching Purposeful Brains

Virtual Conference  April 17-18, 2021

Keynote: Setting Sail: The Need for Exploration, Love, and Purpose in a Sea of Uncertainty

Schooling the Self

New York, NY  April 8-10, 2021

Reaching for Greatness

Westin Copley Place Hotel, Boston, MA  November 16-18, 2018

Keynote Address I: Finding Your Personal Greatness