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Dr. Robert Epstein

The Womens Conference

How He Empowers Others

One of America's most distinguished psychologists, Dr. Robert Epstein is a Ph.D. of Harvard University, author of fifteen books, and former editor-in-chief of Psychology Today magazine. Currently a lecturer at the University of California San Diego, he is inspiring and empowering millions of people, and especially women, though his landmark research on how couples can be deliberate about building love over time. By studying how love emerges in arranged marriages in different cultures, Dr. Epstein has developed powerful new tools for rapidly increasing emotional intimacy in both new and existing relationships. His research on love was recently the topic of a cover story in Scientific American Mind and commentaries in The Washington Post and elsewhere, and he is currently working on a book on this topic called Making Love: How People Learn to Love and How You Can Too.

His most recent book is called Teen 2.0: Saving Our Children and Families from the Torment of Adolescence, praised by renowned therapist Albert Ellis as "one of the most revolutionary books I have ever read," by Newt Gingrich as "a must read," by Deepak Chopra  as "rigorous and persuasive," by Alvin Toffler as "an essential read," and by Drew Pinsky as a "landmark book." Teen 2.0 challenges some of our most widely held beliefs about teens, demonstrating that the turmoil we see among our young is an unnecessary product of Western culture. Dr. Epstein has also conducted pioneering research on creativity and innovation and has developed methods for increasing creativity in both individuals and organizations. 

He has given six keynote addresses about this research in 2010 alone, including one at CeBIT, the world's largest trade show (attended by over 500,000 people), where Governor Schwarzenegger spoke in 2009. A prolific and profound thinker, Dr. Epstein has also written about or conducted research on world peace, stress management, aging, artificial intelligence, motivation, sexual orientation, parenting, and other topics. He has also developed more than a dozen psychological tests, all of which are available free of charge on the Internet.

To take a test that measures seven different skills that contribute to success in long-term love relationships, visit To take a test to see if your partner is suitable, visit And read "How Science Can Help You Fall in Love." To see the full list of Dr. Epstein's tests, visit For more information about Dr. Epstein's work, visit