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Hi! My name is Vanessa Van Edwards and I am a recovering awkward person. I do research on human behavior to try to figure out what makes us tick. I also write funny, science-based, sometimes life-changing articles about the science of people. I’m allergic to boring and am addicted to giving you aha moments. Here is a sampling of some of my favorites. Enjoy!

Watch This First

Hey, it’s me on CBS News This Morning with Charlie Rose!

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Listen to This First

From my segment on The Laura Ingraham Show on how to deal with awkward moments:

Read These First

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Our Original Research

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Current Experiments–play with us!

Social Skills:

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Anti-Awkward:

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Need a Laugh:

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Deep Thinkers:

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Looking for Love:

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About Vanessa Van Edwards

Vanessa Van Edwards is a national best selling author & lead investigator at her human behavior research lab, Science of People. Her groundbreaking book, Captivate: Use Science to Succeed with People was chosen by Apple as one of the most anticipated books of 2017. She writes a monthly Science of Success column for Entrepreneur Magazine and the Huffington Post. As a professional people watcher her unique work has been featured in CNN, USA Today, the Wall Street Journal, Inc, Business Insider and more. Vanessa leads innovative soft skills trainings for Fortune 500 companies including Google, Dove, Facebook, Intel, MillerCoors and American Express.


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