Jennifer Ray, Ph.D., is a researcher at the NeuroLeadership Institute, where she uses science to build learning solutions to human capital challenges. Trained in social psychology and neuroscience, Dr. Ray writes for The NeuroLeadership Journal, contributes blog posts to Your Brain at Work, and translates primary research into actionable takeaways for organizations.
Dr. Ray is a subject matter expert on many topics including power, speaking up, gender stereotyping, and growth mindset. She is a member of NLI’s Artificial Intelligence team that is innovating ways to improve organizational communication. Major media outlets, such as CNN, have sought her expertise.
Jennifer’s doctoral research examined how reason, intuition, and emotion predict moral decisions, by leveraging facial electromyography, skin conductance, text mining, reaction time data, and online studies. She has presented her research at major international conferences like the Association of Psychological Science (APS) and Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP). Dr. Ray also served as an adjunct professor of statistics at New York University.
Dr. Ray earned her Ph.D. from New York University and completed her bachelor’s degree at Williams College, graduating cum laude.