Ron Friedman

Author of Decoding Greatness (Simon & Schuster)

Social Psychologist, Behavior Change Expert

Ron Friedman, Ph.D., is an award-winning social psychologist who specializes in human motivation. He has served on the faculty of the University of Rochester, Nazareth College, and Hobart and William Smith Colleges, and has consulted for some of the world’s most successful organizations. Popular accounts of his research have appeared on NPR and in major newspapers, including the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Boston Globe, The Globe and Mail, The Guardian, as well as magazines such as Men’s Health, Shape, and Allure. His forthcoming title Decoding Greatness (Simon & Schuster) shatters outdated myths of success, revealing new scientific truths behind achieving top performance as told through the stories of popular culture’s most beloved and inspirational icons.


Decoding Greatness

Publishing on June 15th, 2021 with Simon & Schuster