Dr. Brian Little is an internationally acclaimed scholar in personality and motivational psychology. His pioneering research on how everyday personal projects and 'free traits' influence the course of our lives has become an important way of explaining and enhancing human flourishing. His bestselling book, Me, Myself and Us: The Science of Personality and the Art of Well-being, has been translated into many languages and is delighting readers worldwide.
Brian received his early education in British Columbia and his PhD in Psychology from the University of California at Berkeley. Currently dividing his time between Canada and the UK, Brian teaches at the University of Cambridge in the Department of Psychology and Judge Business School, and is a fellow of the Well-Being Institute. In 2015, he was also a Senior Fellow at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and is Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. Previously, Brian has taught at Oxford, Harvard and McGill Universities. His course on personality in Harvard's Department of Psychology was immensely popular: the graduating classes of Harvard elected him as a 'Favorite Professor' for three consecutive years.