Dr. Daniel Goleman is an internationally known psychologist who lectures frequently to professional groups, business audiences and on college campuses. As a science journalist Goleman reported on the brain and behavioral sciences for The New York Times for many years. His 1995 book Emotional Intelligence was on The New York Times bestseller list for a year-and-a-half, with more than 5 million copies in print worldwide in 40 languages, and has been a best seller in many countries. Apart from his books on emotional intelligence, Goleman has written books on topics including self-deception, creativity, transparency, meditation, social and emotional learning, ecoliteracy and the ecological crisis. His latest title, co-authored with Richard Davidson, is Altered Traits: Science Reveals How Meditation Changes Your Mind, Brain, and Body.