Mark Travers Ph.D.

Mark Travers, Ph.D., earned his doctorate and M.A. from the University of Colorado Boulder and his B.A. in psychology, magna cum laude, from Cornell University. His academic research has been published in leading psychology journals and has received widespread media coverage, appearing in The New York Times and the New Yorker, among other popular publications. He is a regular contributor for Forbes, and here at Psychology Today, where he writes about topics related to psychology, human potential, and the science of success. Stay current with all of Mark's articles by subscribing to his weekly newsletter, here:

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Social Instincts

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General Intelligence

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