James Gross is a Professor of Psychology at Stanford University, where he directs the Stanford Psychophysiology Laboratory. James earned his BA in philosophy from Yale University and his PhD in clinical psychology from the University of California, Berkeley. His research focuses on emotion regulation, and he has received a number of teaching awards, including the Dean’s Award for Distinguished Teaching, the Phi Beta Kappa Teaching Prize, the Stanford Postdoctoral Mentoring Award (twice), and Stanford’s highest teaching award, the Walter J. Gores Award for Excellence in Teaching. James also has received research awards from the American Psychological Association, the Society for Psychophysiological Research, and the Social and Affective Neuroscience Society, as well as an Honorary Doctorate from UC Louvain, Belgium. James has over 450 publications, which have been cited over 140,000 times. James is founding President for the Society for Affective Science, Co-Editor-in-Chief of Affective Science, and a Fellow in the Association for Psychological Science and the American Psychological Association.