Carol Tavris

Carol Tavris | PepTalk Expert Speaker
Carol Tavris | PepTalk Expert Speaker
Speaker, American Social Psychologist Author Lecturer
Challenge common misconceptions and gain insight into women's health with Dr. Carol Tavris, speaker, social psychologist.
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Carol Tavris | Speaker Biography

Co-author of "Mistakes Were Made (But Not by ME)"
Author of "Estrogen Matters"
Author of "The Mismeasure of Woman"

Dr. Carol Tavris is an   social psychologist, writer, teacher, and lecturer who is dedicated to promoting psychological science and critical thinking to enhance our lives. In collaboration with Elliot Aronson, she co-authored the revised edition of "Mistakes Were Made (But Not by ME): Why we justify foolish beliefs, bad decisions, and hurtful acts" in 2015, which was further updated in 2020 with a new chapter on dissonance, democracy, and the demagogue. This groundbreaking book applies cognitive dissonance theory to a wide range of subjects, including politics, conflicts of interest, memory, and the criminal justice system. 

Furthermore, Dr. Tavris's latest book, co-authored with oncologist Avrum Bluming, is "Estrogen Matters" (2018). This book delves into the importance of estrogen in women's health, challenging common misconceptions and providing evidence-based information.

Dr. Tavris is also renowned for her award-winning book, "The Mismeasure of Woman: Why women are not the better sex, the inferior sex, or the opposite sex." In addition to her written work, she contributes as a columnist to Skeptic magazine and delivers compelling speeches on topics such as self-justification, science and pseudoscience in psychology, gender and sexuality, critical thinking, and anger. Her presentations captivate audiences from diverse backgrounds.

As a Charter Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science, Dr. Tavris has received numerous honors and awards, including the 2014 Media Achievement Award from the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), an honorary doctorate from Simmons College, and the Distinguished Media Contribution Award from the American Association of Applied and Preventive Psychology. Her outstanding contributions to the field of psychology have earned her widespread recognition and admiration.

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Book Dr. Carol Tavris as a speaker to inspire your team with her profound insights on psychological science and critical thinking. Her expertise in cognitive dissonance, gender issues, and evidence-based health will challenge and enlighten your audience. With numerous accolades and a captivating presentation style, Dr. Tavris will leave a lasting impact on your organization.

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