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Sarah Rose Cavanagh        

Psychologist, Professor & Author; Expert on the Science of Emotion

Sarah Rose Cavanagh is a psychologist, professor and author, and an expert on the science of emotion. Cavanagh is also the Associate Director of the D’Amour Center for Teaching Excellence at Assumption College. Also at Assumption College, Cavanagh teaches courses on affective science, social neuroscience and motivation.

Her research considers the contribution of emotions and emotion regulation to quality of life.

Cavanagh is also an author with books on psychology and education including "Hivemind," which explores how the so-called "hive mind" contributes to the current polarization of the U.S. and the world at large.

Cavanagh gives keynote addresses and workshops at a variety of colleges and national and international conferences, blogs for Psychology Today, and writes essays for venues like LitHub and The Chronicle of Higher Education.

In her free time, she enjoys devouring fiction, spending time by the sea with her canine and human daughters, and cooking up pescatarian meals for good friends.


How to Make Your Teaching More Engaging - The Chronicle of ...

Sarah Rose Cavanagh is an associate professor of psychology and associate director for grants and research in the D'Amour Center for Teaching Excellence at  ...

The Best (and Worst) Ways to Respond to Student Anxiety - The ...

By Sarah Rose Cavanagh May 05, 2019. Lay your finger on the pulse of higher education — teaching centers, faculty-development conferences, student-affairs ...

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