Elaine Aron

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Elaine Aron is a psychologist and author.[1] Her 1996 book The Highly Sensitive Person,[2] about individuals with high measures of sensory processing sensitivity,[3] sold over a million copies.[4]


Aron completed undergraduate studies Phi Beta Kappa at the University of California, Berkeley,[5] and later earned an M.A. in clinical psychology from York University and a Ph.D. in clinical depth psychology at Pacifica Graduate Institute.[6] She interned at the C. G. Jung Institute in San Francisco.

Published works[edit]

  • The Highly Sensitive Person ISBN 0553062182 First Published: 01/01/1996

Personal life[edit]

Aron is married to SUNY-Stony Brook psychology professor[7] Arthur Aron.[8]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Travis Bradberry, 9 Signs You're A Highly Sensitive Person forbes.com August 30, 2016
  2. ^ Maria Lally, Highly sensitive people: a condition rarely understood telegraph.co.uk 12 OCTOBER 2015
  3. ^ Booth, Charlotte; Standage, Helen; Fox, Elaine (1 Dec 2015). "Sensory-processing sensitivity moderates the association between childhood experiences and adult life satisfaction". Personality and Individual Differences. 87: 24–29. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2015.07.020. PMC 4681093. PMID 26688599.
  4. ^ The Highly Sensitive Person ISBN 9780007384778 Publication Date: 06/03/2014
  5. ^ WebMD, Elaine N. Aron, PhD
  6. ^ About Dr Elaine Aron
  7. ^ stonybrook.edu Art Aron
  8. ^ Yasmin Anwar, Creating love in the lab: The 36 questions that spark intimacy Berkeley News February 12, 2015

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