Dr. Robert Feldman, Ph.D. is Dean in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and Professor of Psychology at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Feldman, who is winner of the College Distinguished Teacher award, has also taught courses at Mount Holyoke College, Wesleyan University, and Virginia Commonwealth University.
A Fellow of the American Psychological Association and the Association of Psychological Science, Dr. Feldman studies self-presentation in adults and children, both in terms of nonverbal behavior and how and when people are verbally deceptive. In this research, he looks at the ways in which people use lying strategically in their social interactions, and the consequences of this deception. A winner of a Fulbright Senior Research Scholar and Lecturer award, Feldman is one of the most successful and prolific textbook authors within the field of psychology.
Dr. Feldman is also interested in understanding the factors that underlie and promote academic success in college students. As part of this work, he is director of Power-Up for Success program. He lives in western Massachusetts with his wife.
To learn more about Robert Feldman, visit http://www.robertfeldman.org/
Books by Robert Feldman: The Liar in Your Life: The Way to Truthful Relationships (Twelve, August 2009)
Textbooks by Robert Feldman: P.O.W.E.R. Learning: Strategies for Success in College and Life (McGraw-Hill); Essentials of Understanding Psychology (McGraw-Hill); Understanding Psychology (McGraw-Hill); Development Across the Life Span, (Prentice Hall); Child Development (Prentice Hall).
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THE LIAR IN YOUR LIFE
The Way to Truthful Relationships
Dr. Robert Feldman
-just published by Twelve-