Robert M. Nideffer, Ph.D.
Dr. Robert M. Nideffer received his Ph.D. in clinical and experimental psychology from Vanderbilt University. He has been an associate professor in the Departments of Psychology and Psychiatry at the University of Rochester, a professor at the California School of Professional Psychology, and a part time professor in the departments of physical education and psychology at San Diego State University. In 1985, he was a visiting fellow in the department of biological sciences at Cumberland College of Health Sciences in Sydney, Australia. He is the founder of Enhanced Performance Systems, a company which develops psychological tools and provides psychological services designed to help individuals and organizations maximize their potential. Dr. Nideffer has been consulting to corporations, sports teams, and the military since 1976..
Dr. Nideffer is the author of The Attentional and Interpersonal Style Inventory (TAIS), an assessment device used around the world for selection, screening, teambuilding, and performance enhancement. He is also the author of several books including, The Inner Athlete, How to Put Anxiety Behind You, Attention Control Training, and an interactive multi-media, self-help, CD-Rom titled, Focus for Success.
As the founder of an organization that develops computer software and multimedia tools, and as a consultant to many high tech companies, Dr. Nideffer knows the problems and pressures created by today's rapidly changing technology and growing global economy. With these factors in mind, he uses his interviewing and psychological assessment skills, and his knowledge about the relationship between concentration, emotions, and performance, to help management get the most out of themselves and their teams.