Dr. David Matsumoto is an Acclaimed Psychologist, Researcher, Author, and Judoka

Dr. David Matsumoto, is a renowned expert in the field of microexpressions, gesture, nonverbal behavior, culture and emotion. He is the director of Humintell, a company that provides training to individuals and organizations in these fields.

Matsumoto is also a Professor of Psychology at San Francisco State University. He is the Founder and Director of SFSU’s Culture and Emotion Research Laboratory, a laboratory that focuses on studies involving culture, emotion, social interaction and communication.  He has produced over 400 academic works, including books, journal articles, book chapters, and conference presentations.

Matsumoto is also the Founder and Program Director of the East Bay Judo Institute in El Cerrito, California.  He holds an 8th degree black belt, class "A" Coaching and Referee Licenses, and was recently inducted into the United States Judo Federation (USJF) Hall of Fame which acknowledges outstanding judoka who have major significant contributions to the sport of judo.