Dr. Jay Kumar is a renowned public speaker, thought leader, and professor of the popular Happiness course at Chapman University. His expertise spans brain science and behavioral health; economics, politics, culture, and Eastern religions. He also holds a master’s degree from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University in international political economy. Dr. Jay co-founded the Applied Brain Science Research Institute (ABSRI), an international organization that explores the dynamic intersection of science, spirituality, and society in order to advance solutions for issues facing our contemporary and complex world. He is also a certified yoga and meditation instructor. Dr. Jay is the author of Science of a Happy Brain: Thriving in Our Age of Anger, Anxiety, and Addiction and of Brain, Body & Being.