"Epstein’s talk on creativity and innovation at the
Distinguished scholar and scientist, award-winning author and editor, dynamic teacher, speaker, and radio show host, Robert Epstein is passionate about advancing the behavioral sciences and helping people flourish. Scroll down to learn about his recent projects, or click left to visit specific topics. To see him on CBS talking about his landmark course on relationships, click the image at left.
UPDATED! Do you need therapy? In May 2013, the Epstein Mental Health Inventory was updated to be consistent with the new DSM-5, the official diagnostic manual of the American Psychiatric Association. The new version is also jargon free and easy to read and understand. To see if you might benefit by meeting with a mental health professional, visit http://DoYouNeedTherapy.com.
NEW! If you are a parent of teens or preteens, you might want to take Dr. Epstein's newest test, the Epstein Teen Parenting Inventory, accessible at TeenParentingSkills.com.
After 7 years in development, AreWeGoodTogether.com—the ultimate test of romantic compatibility—is available in beta format. Have you found your perfect love? Do you and someone you just met have what it takes to live happily ever after, or are you headed toward disaster? Click here to find out.
"I feel powerfully called to write in sup-
To preview TEEN 2.0: Saving Our Children and Families from the Torment of Adolescence (an updated, expanded version of The Case Against Adolesence), click here. To read about the first annual National Youth Rights Day, click here. To view Dr. Epstein's new Young Person's Bill of Rights, click here. To hear a recent interview with Dr. Epstein about Teen 2.0 on Minnesota Public Radio, click here.
AVAILABLE NOW: TEEN 2.0: Saving Our Children and Families from the Torment of Adolescence, praised by renowned therapist Albert Ellis as "one of the most revolutionary books I have ever read," by Newt Gingrich as "a must read," by Joyce Brothers as "profoundly important," by Deepak Chopra as "rigorous and persuasive," by Alvin Toffler as "an essential read," and by Drew Pinsky as a "landmark book." Click here to download an interview from Psychology Today magazine about an earlier version of the book. Click here to take the Epstein-Dumas Test of Adultness. If you're a media professional or parent, click here to download a set of questions and answers about the book.
To read, "How Science Can Help You Fall in Love," Dr. Epstein's Jan/Feb 2010 cover story in Scientific American Mind, click here. To read a recent commentary on Dr. Epstein's work on love in the Washington Post, click here.
"Epstein’s work represents a most
From the cover story of the June/July 2008 issue of Scientific American Mind, click here to read about Dr. Epstein's landmark research on how to "Unleash Your Creativity." And check out the new video of Dr. Epstein talking about how to boost creativity in business on "The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch" on CNBC here. Need a creativity boost? To take the new, revised version of the Epstein Creativity Competency Inventory for Individuals, go to MyCreativitySkills.com. To download a free copy of Dr. Epstein's new e-booklet, Creativity for Crises: Ten Tweaks for Tough Times, click here.
"Epstein has that rare blend of an
BLOGS & PODCASTS: Want to get new insights on happiness, depression, weight loss, stress, love, and other psychology-related topics? Read Dr. Epstein's latest blog and listen to his latest podcast here. Subscribe to Dr. Epstein's blog and podcast on mental health and behavior here.
"Epstein provides an unusual perspective on
Want to know how you measure up as a parent? Take the new Epstein Parenting Competencies Inventory: the first comprehensive test of skills that are important for raising happy, healthy, productive children. Go to MyParentingSkills.com.
Concerned about your mental health? Take the Epstein Mental Health Inventory: a comprehensive 5-minute mental-health screening test based on the diagnostic manual used by therapists. Go to DoYouNeedTherapy.com.
"Dr. Epstein's dynamic style and perspective
To see how strong your relationship skills are in seven different categories, go to MyLoveSkills.com. To take the new Epstein Sexual Orientation Inventory, visit MySexualOrientation.com, available in English, French, Spanish, German, Japanese, and Hungarian.
Feeling stressed? Take the new, revised version of the Epstein Stress Management Inventory for Individuals. Go to MyStressManagementSkills.com.
"Dr. Epstein has been lecturing
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