Elsa Punset has a degree from the faculty of Arts and MA from the faculty of Humanities at the University of Oxford. She also has an MA in Journalism from the Autonomous University of Madrid and an MA in Secondary Education from Camilo José Cela University (UCJC).
Elsa Punset regularly contributes to various media, gives conferences and is a director at the UCJC Emotional and Social Learning Laboratory, where she works on the application of emotional intelligence in the decision making processes of children and adults.
Her books, Compass for Emotional Navigators (2008), Radical Innocence (2009) and A Backpack for the Universe (Destino, 2012) have confirmed her as a successful author and her appearances on radio and television have underlined the impact her messages have on the public.
Elsa Punset is unique in her ability to convey the main precepts and advances of emotional intelligence and psychology in simple, practical and easily understandable language, and how to apply recent discoveries about how our brain works to our daily lives.
In her latest book “A Backpack for the Universe” Elsa Punset provides an essential guide to understanding why we are the way we are, why we act the way we do and what we should know to better organize our emotional universe. Punset has taken emotions out of the academic ﬁeld, saved them from cold dissection and delivered them into people’s hands, to real life.