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Emiliana Simon-Thomas

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Emiliana Simon-Thomas 
  • Neuroscientist & Instructor
  • Science Director at UC Berkeley

Emiliana Simon Thomas is a Science Director at Greater Good Science Center. She is also a neuroscientist who has managed to earn her doctorate from the University of California, Berkeley.  Emiliana’s hard work and thorough research has led to the exploration of the Neuro-biological roots of pro-social emotion and behavior.

She is also a co-instructor of the online course named “Science of Happiness” on edX. This course of hers has reached more than 500,000 students from all over the world.

Qualification:

  • She has a Bachelor’s degree in Arts (Cognitive Science) from Vassar College.
  • She has a Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley.

Emiliana’s Online Courses:

She has instructed 04 courses at edX;

The Science of Happiness

  • UC Berkeley via edX
  • 537,019+ already enrolled!
  • 11 weeks (4-5 hrs/week) of effort required!

This course is the first one to teach positive psychology. Here you will learn science-based principles and practices which are required for a happy and meaningful life.

The Science of Happiness at Work

This certificate explains how you can build more cooperative and collaborative workplace relationships. With that, you will be taught how to lead with social and emotional intelligence.
This professional certificate has three courses, which are mentioned below;

The Foundations of Happiness at Work

  • UC Berkeley via edX
  • 89,569+ already enrolled!
  • 04 weeks (2-3 hrs/week) of effort required!

In this course, you will be taught why happiness at work matters. With that, you will understand how to increase happiness within yourself and across your organization in detail.

Mindfulness and Resilience to Stress at Work

  • UC Berkeley via edX
  • 47,264+ already enrolled!
  • 04 weeks (1-2 hrs/week) of effort required!

In this course, you will learn research-based strategies which can help foster mindfulness and handle stress in the best possible manner.

Empathy and Emotional Intelligence at Work

  • UC Berkeley via edX
  • 72,464+ already enrolled!
  • 04 weeks (1-2 hrs/week) of effort required!

This course will help you develop research-based skills which are required to strengthen empathy, trust, and improve collaboration.