Howard J. Rankin PhD

Dr. Howard Rankin has extensive expertise and knowledge in the areas of psychology, neuroscience, and behavior change. He is a story-teller and a best-selling and award-winning author. Dr. Rankin has written 12 books in his own name, co-written another 12, and ghostwritten 30 others, all nonfiction. Howard has also published more than 30 scientific articles on addiction and behavior change, and been a consultant to the NIH and WHO as well as editor of major psychological journal. His work in psychology and his writing  have been featured in many newspapers and magazines and he has appeared on national networks including CNN, ABC, CBS, BBC,  and on “The View” and “20/20”.

His latest books include  I Think Therefore I Am Wrong: A Guide to Bias, Political Correctness, Fake News and the Future of Mankind which explores the default setting of the mind and how that can lead us astray, Power Talk: The Art of Effective Communication and Intuitive Rationality: The new behavioral direction of AI with Grant Renier.    Falling to Grace: The Art and Science of Redemption was released on April 15, 2022 and was featured in Psychology Today magazine (May 2022 issue). Howard is also a Psychology Today blogger, and Science Director at IntualityAI, a predictive analytics company. Currently one of his books, The Journey of the All-American Red Heads is being made into a documentary, with the possibility of it being also made into a movie. He has just launched his first novel Sherlock Holmes versus Artificial Intelligence: The Race to Solve a  Murder Mystery. Howard has a radio show The Miracle Within You that airs on UK Health Radio.


“A brilliant mind with an equally kind heart–a model of the new intellectual presence in the world.” — Dr. Laurie Mastrogianis

“Howard Rankin is the the leading lifestyle change expert.” —  Dr. Ahmed Kissebah, Medical College of Wisconsin.

“I would just like to say that Howard not only a brilliant and truly kind man. He is some one that is passionate about all he does. We have had many great conversations together. Some dealing with me leaving the world level competition on the US powerlifting team. It’s hard one day to go from mindset 150% of the time on training, learning not only strength your body but your mind. Then stop, what do you do with all that energy and competitive mindset. Well I can say this hold world titles for strength is nice but having world class mind to relate and help educate a man more about the next step. Well that is a strength only few are blessed to have. God bless you, Howard.”  Joshua M Jordan

“ His communication throughout the job and willingness to take feedback is topnotch. Fantastic guy to work with.” — Roger Elliott.

“Great job! I wouldn’t have been able to complete this without your guidance.” — Marcel Daane.

“Howard has been very insightful and helpful in his approach. I appreciated his flexibility and adherence to scheduling and direction changes.” – Rick Bevard.

“Howard Rankin is a master communicator.” – Harold Watson