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A scene from the 2015 film, Stanford Prison Experiment.

Does Power Corrupt Everyone Equally?

By Scott Barry Kaufman | September 3, 2015

A new film reveals an important but rarely discussed lesson of the Stanford Prison Experiment.

 
  

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Compassionate Love Quiz

By Gregg Sparkman | February 9, 2012
 

Podcast: How to Respond to Kids’ Tantrums

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | February 9, 2012

Kids get frustrated, too!

 

How to Respond to Kids’ Tantrums

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | February 9, 2012
 

How to Find the Good in People We Love

By Fred Luskin | February 8, 2012
 

Christine Carter: How to Stay Calm During a Fight

By Christine Carter | February 7, 2012
 

Baby Love

By Melissa Janson | February 7, 2012

New research suggests the care we receive as infants affects the quality of our relationships as adults.

 

Hate Your Husband? (or Your Wife?)

By Christine Carter | February 6, 2012

You probably expect too much.

 

Gratitude Journal: Sister Love

By Janine Kovac | February 3, 2012

Contribute to our community gratitude journal.

 

Is it Racism or Politics as Usual?

By Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton | February 3, 2012

Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton explains what a new study on racial bias means for the presidential election.

 

Podcast: HOW to Be Involved in Occupy

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | February 2, 2012

Even if we are really busy, parents can still contribute.

 

HOW to Be Involved in Occupy

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | February 2, 2012
 
The Wix Lounge in New York City.

Five Collaboration Tips from Introverts

By Genevieve DeGuzman | February 1, 2012

Collaboration and open-plan offices are trendy. But in the rush to tear down walls, are we forgetting the virtues of solitude?

 
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2011, 512 pages

Thinking, Fast and Slow

By Jill Suttie | January 31, 2012

Three new books explore psychological change and the science of decision-making.

 

On the Blog in January: Body Image

By Christine Carter | January 31, 2012
 

Just One Thing: Admit Fault and Move On

By Rick Hanson | January 30, 2012

It takes a strong person to admit fault, argues Rick Hanson, but it puts us in a stronger position with others.

 
Delilah, aka "Crazy Bean"

Gratitude Journal: Our Four-Legged Family Members

By Janine Kovac | January 27, 2012

Contribute to our community gratitude journal.

 
W.W. Norton, 2011, 248 pages

Your Smile or Your Life

By Jill Suttie | January 26, 2012

Marianne LaFrance's Lip Service reveals the high stakes behind our smiles.

 

Podcast: WHY to Be Involved in the Occupy Wall St. Movement

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | January 26, 2012

Why this movement is still important

 

WHY to Be Involved in the Occupy Wall St. Movement

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | January 26, 2012
 
Carl Reiner (left) and Mel Brooks worked together on Your Show of Shows.

What Mel Brooks Can Teach Us about “Group Flow”

By R. Keith Sawyer | January 24, 2012

Researcher R. Keith Sawyer looks to comedians and jazz groups for 10 keys to more creative, successful teams in the office, on the field, and beyond.

 
Newt Gingrich and his current wife, Callista.

Marriage Advice for Newt Gingrich

By Jeremy Adam Smith | January 24, 2012

The GOP presidential candidate cheated on his wife, then reportedly asked for an open marriage. What can we learn from his mistakes?

 

The Captain Who Fell into the Lifeboat

By Zeno Franco and Matt Langdon | January 20, 2012

What the Costa Concordia disaster reveals about heroism—and how we can train ourselves to be heroes.

 
Global Belly Laugh Day -- Tanzania

Gratitude Journal: Let’s Hear It For Laughter!

By Janine Kovac | January 20, 2012

Contribute to our community gratitude journal.

 

Stopping Teacher Burnout

By Margaret Cullen | January 19, 2012

The SMART-in-Education program helps teachers cope with rising academic demands and falling budgets.

 

Podcast: Dieting and Shame

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | January 19, 2012

Mindful ways to make healthy lifestyle changes

 

Dieting and Shame

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | January 19, 2012
 

How Childcare Boosts Social Capital

By Meera Lee Sethi | January 18, 2012

New research says mothers using childcare can reap social, psychological, and financial rewards.

 

My Aging Mom Bod

By Christine Carter | January 18, 2012

If I love my body at 40, will she love hers at 14?

 

When Gossip is Good

By Yasmin Anwar | January 17, 2012

Gossip isn’t all bad — new study finds its social and psychological benefits

 
Gulf of Mexico

Gratitude Journal: Remembering Our Loved Ones

By Janine Kovac | January 13, 2012

Contribute to our community gratitude journal.

 

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