Vanessa Van Edwards is a behavioral investigator and published author. She runs a human behavior research lab where she uncovers the hidden forces that drive our behavior called the Science of People. She is fascinated by body language, leadership and charisma and writes about these topics for CNN, Fast Company and Forbes. She also writes a monthly column for Entrepreneur Magazine and the Huffington Post. Her innovative work has been featured on NPR, Business Week and USA Today. More importantly, she's addicted to sour patch kids, airplane coffee and puppies.