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Peter Salovey is the 23rd president of Yale University, and the Chris Argyris Professor of Psychology. His presidential term began in July 2013. To read his full biography, please visit http://president.yale.edu/about-president-salovey.
President Salovey was the founder and director of the Health, Emotion, and Behavior Laboratory, which has now become the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence. The center conducts research on the psychological significance and function of human moods and emotions, the theory and measurement of emotional intelligence, and the effectiveness of evidence-based programs to teach emotional intelligence.