Todd F. Heatherton, Ph.D.

Todd F. Heatherton (Ph.D. University of Toronto) is the Lincoln Filene Professor in Human Relations in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Dartmouth College. His recent research takes a social brain sciences approach, which combines theories and methods of evolutionary psychology, social cognition, and cognitive neuroscience to examine the neural underpinnings of social behavior. He is Associate Editor of the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience and serves on many editorial boards and grant review panels. He was elected President of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology in 2011 and has served on the executive committees of the Social and Affective Neuroscience Society, the Association of Researchers in Personality, and the International Society of Self & Identity. He was named to Thompson Reuter’s ISIHighlyCited for Social Sciences in 2010, received the Award for Distinguished Service on Behalf of Social-Personality Psychology in 2005, and the Carol and Ed Diener Award for Outstanding Mid-Career Contributions to Personality Psychology, 2011. He received the Petra Shattuck Award for Teaching Excellence from the Harvard Extension School in 1994, the McLane Fellowship from Dartmouth College in 1997, and the Friedman Family Fellowship from Dartmouth College in 2001. He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Psychological Association, the Association for Psychological Science, the Society of Experimental Social Psychology, and the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. He is co-author, with Michael Gazzaniga and Diane Halpern, of Psychological Science, an introductory testbook in psychology published by W.W. Norton. For more information please click here. He is also co-author with Sarah Grison and Michael Gazzaniga Psychology in Your Life. For more information please click here.


Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Dartmouth College

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Last revised 11/13/2013