Dr. David Myers completed his PhD in Social Psychology from the University of Iowa in 1967 and is now a Professor of Psychology at Hope College, Michigan. He is Seattle native and married his wife, Carol, in his undergraduate studies in Whitworth collage. He is also the father of two sons and one daughter.
Academic and Social Contributions
Dr. Myers research has been published through several magazines, seventeen books (including textbooks) and scientific journals. His research has been recognized by the honored scientists award from the Federation of Associations in the Brain and Behavioural Sciences, the Gordon Allport prize and by the Award for Distinguished Service on Behalf of Personality-Social Psychology, and by three honorary doctorates.
Some of his bestselling psychology publications have been translated to twelve languages and used around the world. His contributions cover a variety of topics from intuition, happiness, and religion. Dr. Myers is known as an ambassador between Christianity and science. He contributes in releasing tension between Christianity and science by explaining the similarities and connection between the two aspects of life. He helps explain the arguments for gay marriage and the connections between religion and well-being.
Dr. David Myers is also known as an advocate for hearing loss as he himself is hard of hearing, just like his mother who became deaf in her later years of life. Dr. Myers memoir, ‘A Quiet World: Living with Hearing Loss’, he wrote about his experiences with hearing loss and hearing technologies. The royalties from the publication is used in support for hearing assistance initiatives, including the Hearing Loop website.
Videos of David Myers
Make Things Memorable With David Myers
Psychological Science Meets the World of Faith
The Scientific Pursuit of Happiness
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Books by Dr. David Myers
Myers, D. G. (2008). A Friendly Letter to Skeptics and Atheists: Musings on Why God Is Good and Faith Isn’t Evil. John Wiley & Sons.
Myers, D., & Scanzoni, L. (2005). What God has joined together?: A Christian case for gay marriage. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco.
Myers, D. (2004). Intuition: Its powers and perils. New Haven: Yale University Press.
Myers, D. (2000). A quiet world living with hearing loss. New Haven: Yale University Press.
Myers, D. (2000). The American paradox: Spiritual hunger in an age of plenty. New Haven: Yale University Press.
Myers, D. (1993). The pursuit of happiness: Discovering the pathway to fulfillment, well-being, and enduring personal joy. New York: Avon Books.
Myers, D., & Jeeves, M. (1987). Psychology through the eyes of faith. Washington, D.C.: Christian College Coalition.
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David G. Myers. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.macmillanhighered.com/Catalog/Author/davidgmyers
David Myers. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://myers.socialpsychology.org/
About Us. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.hearingloop.org/aboutus.htm
David Myers: The Science and Controversy of Psychology - PsychTalk Radio. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://psychtalkradio.com/david-myers-the-voice-of-psychology/