Bella DePaulo (Ph.D., Harvard, 1979) is a social psychologist and the author of Singled Out: How Singles are Stereotyped, Stigmatized, and Ignored, and Still Live Happily Ever After (St. Martin's Press). In Singled Out, and in her other work on people who are single, DePaulo has drawn from social science data to challenge the stereotypes of people who are single. DePaulo has also offered seminars and workshops on the science of singlehood. She is the recipient of a number of honors and awards, such as the James McKeen Cattell Award and the Research Scientist Development Award, and has served in various leadership positions in professional organizations. DePaulo has published more than 100 papers in professional journals and has written op-ed essays for publications such as the New York Times, the Chronicle of Higher Education, Newsday, Forbes.com, and the San Francisco Chronicle. She writes the "Living Single" blog for Psychology Today, and is also a contributor to the Huffington Post. Bella DePaulo has discussed the place of singles in society on radio and television, including NPR and CNN, and her work has been described in newspapers (such as the New York Times and the Washington Post) and magazines (such as Time, Business Week, and Psychology Today). She has also published extensively on the psychology of lying. Dr. DePaulo has been a Visiting Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Santa Barbara since the summer of 2000. Visit her website at www.BellaDePaulo.com.
Single with Attitude: Not Your Typical Take on Health and Happiness, Love and Money, Marriage and Friendshipby Bella DePaulo
Bella DePaulo (PhD, Harvard) has been single all her life. Don't expect her to get all apologetic about it. She loves living single - well, except for all of the singlism and matrimania. In these 89 essays, she provides her unique take on friends and family, health and happiness, love and money, marriage and maturity, pets and vets, religion and politics. She also explains why so many of the relevant stories in the media are just plain wrong. Many of these essays originally appeared in Living Single, Dr. DePaulo's popular blog for Psychology Today. Other writings were first published in the Chronicle of Higher Education, Forbes.com, the Huffington Post, and the New York Times. Bella DePaulo's previous book was the groundbreaking "SINGLED OUT: How Singles Are Stereotyped, Stigmatized, and Ignored, and Still Live Happily Ever After" (St. Martin's Press). She has also published extensively on the psychology of lying. www.BellaDePaulo.com.
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