Ethan Kross

Faculty Associate, Center for Positive Organizations

Professor of Psychology and Management & Organizations

University of Michigan

Ethan Kross, PhD, is one of the world’s leading experts on controlling the conscious mind. An award-winning professor in the University of Michigan’s Psychology Department and its Ross School of Business, he is the director of the Emotion & Self Control Laboratory.

He has participated in policy discussion at the White House and has been interviewed about his work on CBS Evening News, Good Morning America, Anderson Cooper Full Circle and NPR’s Morning Edition. His research has been featured in The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and New England Journal of Medicine and Science. His recently released first book, Chatter: The Voice in Our Head, Why It Matters, and How to Harness It, is a National Bestseller.

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