Paul Ekman


World-renowned facial expression expert and author


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Cultivating Emotional Balance (CEB)

Eve Ekman, Paul Ekman, and more...

June 16 - 18, 2017


Paul Ekman is the world’s foremost expert on facial expressions and is professor emeritus of psychology at the University of California Medical School in San Francisco.

Dr. Ekman was ranked 15th among the most influential psychologists of the 21st century by Archives of Scientific Psychology and was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine.

In addition to his distinguished academic career, Dr. Ekman has authored more than 100 published articles and holds several honorary doctoral degrees. He is author of 15 books, including Emotions Revealed, Telling Lies and Emotional Awareness, a conversation between himself and the Dalai Lama.

His research and publications span decades, revealing key insights about human emotion and communication. The television series Lie to Me, which aired on the FOX network from 2009 to 2011, was based on Dr. Ekman’s work.

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