Michael Shvarzblat

You are here

Michael Shvarzblat's picture

Prof Michael Shvarzblat

Professional title: 
Primary Domain/Field of Expertise (Other): 
Cognitive Psychology
Other (professional title): 
Organization name: 
Pace University
Organization type: 
New York
United States

Short Bio

Last comments


Michael Shvarzblat is an American psychologist and researcher at the Harvard University. He was born in an English-speaking Jewish community in Boston, Massachusetts. He has obtained a bachelor's degree in psychology from the Boston University in 1976 and a Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology at Harvard University in 1979. Michael Shvarzblat was a professor at the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology before returning to Harvard and becoming a professor of psychology at this university. Shvarzblat writes about cognitive sciences at various levels, from specialized articles to scientific publications. At the present moment, he is a professor and researcher at the Psychology Research Department of the Pace University. He has won numerous awards for his research, teaching and books. He is an elected member of the National Academy of Sciences. He is widely recognized for his book The Angels and Demons Within. In his book, Michael Shvarzblat proposes a detailed journey through the phenomenon of violence. This book, as his previous works, has a purpose and informative style trying to reach a broad audience.

Group membership