Everyday Psych articles are written by Jake Teeny, Ph.D. in Social Psychology and Professor of Marketing at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
A highly rated instructor both in the classroom and online, Jake strives to ensure all content is designed for both education and entertainment.
Real Life Advice
Each article translates and applies the findings of scientific research to actionable tips and insight you can use in your everyday life.
Content spans a variety of areas in psychology: persuasion and social influence, happiness and wellbeing, personal goals and habits, and much more.
Exchanging ideas is one of Jake’s favorite activities, so if you have a question, complaint, or tip to share, expect a response from Jake himself.
More Than Psychology
In addition to teaching and conducting psychological research, Jake also loves to write fiction and many of his published short stories are offered for free on the site.
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About Jake Teeny
Jake Teeny has been enthralled by psychology and human behavior since the sixth grade, when his first middle school science fair project, titled “Why My Neighbors are So Weird,” was banned from the competition.
With every birthday list thereafter, though, he requested books about human psychology; and 20 years later, he received a Ph.D. in Social Psychology from the Ohio State University and now serves as a Professor of Marketing at the Kellogg School of Business at Northwestern University.
Best professor I’ve had so far. He is one of the friendliest teachers one could have, and I think even those who sign up for his class without a special interest in psychology would learn a great deal from him. I have enjoyed every class.
Jake is an outstanding teacher and overall person. I looked forward to his class every week as he made the material easy to understand and interesting. His strong enthusiasm about the subject matter was contagious and I’d take the class again with him if I could. Definitely my favorite instructor I’ve had at OSU so far, keep up the good work, Jake!
I loved this course–it offered research-based ways to improve the art and science of building friendships. The author did an incredible job understanding some of the awkwardness of social interactions and normalized them, using tools to guide the reader to improve their skills that will lead of awesome friendship. I’ll definitely be taking more courses from this author, as I loved his voice and content!!