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Dacher Keltner is a professor of psychology at the University of California at Berkeley; he served as the scientific consultant for the highly acclaimed Pixar film Inside Out. He helped revise the story, emphasizing the neuropsychological findings that human emotions are mirrored in interpersonal relationships and can be significantly moderated by them. He will highlight key insights from his research and how it plays out in the film, showing film clips as illustrations. He is also the author of the bestseller Born to Be Good: The Science of a Meaningful Life and co-author of The Compassionate Instinct. His research focuses on the biological and evolutionary origins of compassion, awe, love, and beauty, as well as power, social class, and inequality.