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Vanessa Van Edwards
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Attended Emory University
Lives in Portland, OR
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One-second poll: What do you fight about most with your partner?

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Do you know how to speak with your hands? http://bit.ly/1hxSBW4
Do you know how to speak with your hands? Check out our list of the 20 hand gestures you should be using in your next speech or presentation.
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Drop it like it's hot and Zumba! http://bit.ly/1MiPxIx
Why does Zumba have such a loyal following? Come explore with me the psychology of Zumba and Zumbaism.
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Are you a teacher? Do you know any teachers? We need your help with a fun experiment! http://bit.ly/1Vhx7fk
Calling all teachers! Are you a teacher? Do you know any teachers? We want to run a power posing experiment and we need your help.
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Save the Date: 9/16/2015 at 12pm PST for my free class:
What do happy people do differently? For the last 4 years, we've been studying happy people (and unhappy people) looking for patterns. Specifically, we wanted to know: Are there universal unhappy triggers? Do happy people think differently? What is the science of bad moods? It turns out: Happy people have a secret. Happy people have [...]
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Getting Out of Burn-Out: http://bit.ly/1GEBHN7
Burn-out is completely normal—but that doesn’t make it pleasant. Read on for tips on how to beat burn-out!
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Want some science porn? Come geek out with me! http://bit.ly/1MKPCos
Science can make you more awesome. Yes, really! It can make you happier, smarter AND more successful. BOOM!
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In a funk? Learn more about the science behind your moods: http://bit.ly/1DMVax4
Have you ever been in a funk? The burnt-out, stressful funk that seems to come out of nowhere? Read to find out the science behind our moods.
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Check out my favorite finds at the Science of People Anti-Boring Store: http://bit.ly/1MD7WOu
Here at the Science of People we are allergic to boring. Check out our favorite weird, crazy and fun objects in this anti-boring store post!
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I’m going to show you how to wow your audience: http://bit.ly/1I5Spac
Oh, the Standing Ovation. It’s coveted by speakers. It’s hoped for by audiences. It’s the ultimate reward for a speech well-given. How can you achieve one?
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We are looking for teachers to help with our next experiment!
Calling all teachers! Are you a teacher? Do you know any teachers? We want to run a power posing experiment and we need your help.
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Body Language Tips For Women: http://bit.ly/1cvNtOR
In the dating scene, the business world and in social situations women need ways to show their confidence. Check out these 10 tips to be more powerful.
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I love these tips! I've recently bought a purse big enough for everything and I really fight the "schoolmarm" urge! 
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Author, Behavioral Investigator, Techpreneur
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  • Science of People
    Founder, present
  • DreamUpLabs.com
    Co-Founder, present
  • RadicalParenting.com
    Founder, present
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Portland, OR
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Los Angeles, CA - Atlanta, GA - Sydney, Australia - Shanghai, China
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Introduction

Vanessa Van Edwards is a published author and behavioral investigator

Vanessa is a Huffington Post columnist and Penguin author. As the founder of Science of People, she regularly gives keynotes and appears in the media to talk about her research and has been featured on NPR, the Wall Street Journal, the Today Show and USA Today. She has written for CNN, Fast Company and Forbes.

She is also a sought-after corporate consultant and has used her research to consult for numerous Fortune 500 companies including American Express, Clean and Clear and Symantec. Vanessa has spoken to groups across the globe from the stage at the Consumer Electronic Show to presenting research at MIT. 

As a professional people watcher, Vanessa researchers, speaks and writes about cracking the code of interesting human behavior. Vanessa’s groundbreaking workshops and courses teach individuals how to succeed in business and life by understanding the hidden dynamics of people. Her specialty is human lie detection and body language in business. 

She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Emory University in 2007 and is SETT certified with Dr. Paul Ekman, SUBx certified, is a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and certified in Statement Analysis.

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Published Author with Penguin Books USA, Columnist at CNN, Forbes, Business Week. Two-time winner of the Mom's Choice Award, Huffington Post Columnist
Education
  • Emory University
    2007
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