About the Author
Amanda Ie is a researcher in the Department of Psychology at Harvard University (PhD from Harvard University; BSc from Brown University). Her research interests include thought suppression, intrusive thought contents, mindfulness, and multitasking. Christelle Ngnoumen is a doctoral student and researcher in the Department of Psychology at Harvard University (B.A. Brown University). Her research explores the mindlessness of stereotyping, implicit social cognition, and face perception. Ellen Langer is Professor of Psychology at Harvard University and widely considered to be the mother of mindfulness. She is the recipient of four distinguished scientist awards, a Guggenheim Fellowship, among a host of other honors, and has authored over 200 research articles on mindfulness and topics such as perceived control, aging, learning, and decision-making. She is the author of 11 books, including Mindfulness (1990); The Power of Mindful Learning (1997); On Becoming an Artist: Reinventing Yourself Through Mindful Creativity (2007); and most recently, Counterclockwise: Mindful Health and the Power of Possibility (2009).