Daniel Goleman was born in Stockton, California, on March 7, 1946. He is an internationally known psychologist who lectures frequently to professional groups,business audiences, and on college campuses. Working as a science journalist, Goleman reported on the brain and behavioral sciences for The New York Times for many years. His 1995 book, EmotionalIntelligence (Bantam Books) was on The New York Times bestseller list for a year-and-a-half; with more than 5,000,000 copies in print worldwide in 30 languages, and has been a best seller in manycountries.
Cousins, Norman, 1915–90, American editor and author, b. Union City, N.J. He was (1934–35) a newspaper editorial writer andhistorical magazine editor (1935–40) before beginning his long association with the Saturday Review magazine. Under his direction (1942–71; 1973–77) it expanded from a literary magazine to a review ofall aspects of contemporary life. Cousins was an advocate of various liberal causes, particularly of nuclear disarmament, which he promoted as a writer and a citizen-activist. His books include ModernMan Is Obsolete (1945), Who Speaks for Man? (1953), and Present Tense (1967). After his successful battle with a life-threatening illness, he became convinced of the value of positive attitudes andbehaviors on human healing. He dealt with this subjects in such books as Anatomy of an Illness (1979), The Healing Heart (1983), and Head First: The Biology of Hope (1989).http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/people/A0909666.html
Patch Adams was born in May 28, 1945 in Washington, D.C., he is a medical doctor, clown, social activist and subject of the film Patch Adams, is founder anddirector of the Gesundheit! Institute, a holistic medical community based on the idea that we cannot separate the health of the individual from the health of the community and of society. Patch Adams...