JOHN GOTTMAN, a leading research scientist on marriage and
family, is emeritus professor of psychology at the University of
Washington; executive director of his laboratory, the Relationship
Research Institute; and cofounder of the Gottman Institute. He held
an NIMH research scientist career award for twenty years. Dr.
Gottman is the author of more than two hundred professional journal
articles and forty-two books, as well as the recipient of numerous
prestigious awards for his extensive contributions to marriage and
NAN SILVER is a former editor in chief of Health magazine and coauthor, with Dr. Gottman, of What Makes Love Last: and Why Marriages Succeed or Fail.
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