Brad Bell is owner of Blue Fox Communications.
Brad Bell received a B.A. with honors from the University
of Oregon, and a M.S. and Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Washington.
His previous full-time faculty positions were at Rockford College, Georgia Southern University, and The Ohio State University at Mansfield. Brad Bell currently teaches/mentors in the M.A. degree program (online) in liberal studies at Excelsior College. He is also Contributing Faculty at Walden University.
He has published research on a number of topics. His research has been published in several journals, including Journal of Applied Social
Psychology, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, and Journal of Social Behavior and Personality. Some of his research on the influence
of trivial details on mock juror judgments has been described in newspapers,
textbooks, and scholarly journals.
He is the author of several books. In his book, Finding Meaning, he proposed that there are seven sources of finding meaning in life: authenticity, creativity, continuity, coherence, purpose, wholeness, and connectedness. In his book, The Social Psychology of Fundraising, Fourth Edition, he proposed six principles of donating behavior. These are the credibility principle, the self-image principle, the fairness principle, the value principle, the attention principle, and the identification principle.
He has a website that has articles with interesting information concerning thinking, feeling, and human behavior. This website is psychologyandsociety.com.