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During the past year, actor and comedian Chris Rock took selfies every time he was pulled over by police, as anecdotal evidence of bias in traffic stops. Rock says this happened three times in two months.

How to Reduce Racial Profiling

By Jack Glaser | May 28, 2015

Evidence says that implicit racial bias influences police in deciding which cars to stop. But there's a better way, argues Jack Glaser.

 
  

Past Stories

Seven Tips for Fostering Generosity

By Jeremy Adam Smith | December 12, 2011

It's a time of giving. But can we make giving a way of life, all year round?

 

Occupy Parenting, Part 2

By Christine Carter | December 11, 2011

How to make the world better for our children

 

Gratitude Journal: Relatives We Can Look Up To

By Janine Kovac | December 9, 2011

Contribute to our community gratitude journal.

 

Podcast: Holiday Traditions that Foster Happiness

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | December 8, 2011

This is the most wonderful time of the year--for happiness-inducing traditions!

 

Holiday Traditions that Foster Happiness

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | December 8, 2011
 

Altruism Quiz

By Gregg Sparkman | December 7, 2011
 

Why Not to Bribe Kids

By Christine Carter | December 7, 2011
 
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Video: Why Not to Bribe Kids

By Christine Carter | December 7, 2011

Preserving kids natural motivation

 

Just One Thing: Don’t Throw Darts

By Rick Hanson | December 6, 2011

Pain is inevitable but suffering is optional, explains Rick Hanson.

 
Shocking but true: this pizza is our kids' school lunch "vegetable"

Occupy Parenting, Part 1

By Christine Carter | December 5, 2011

Why parents must support the movement

 
Tree of Thanks doubling as a Christmas Tree

Gratitude Journal: Giving Thanks

By Janine Kovac | December 2, 2011

Contribute to our community gratitude journal.

 

Self-Compassion Eases the Pain of a Divorce

By Melissa Janson | December 2, 2011

A new study suggests how people can heal from the end of their marriage.

 

Podcast: Kids Got the Gimmies?

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | December 1, 2011

Wanting more stuff--and even getting it--doesn't make us happy.

 

Kids Got the Gimmies?

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | December 1, 2011
 

What Would You Do if You Witnessed Child Abuse?

By Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton | November 29, 2011

How fair is it to vilify Penn State's Mike McQueary for not going to the police?

 
The GGSC's coverage of gratitude is sponsored by the John Templeton Foundation as part of our Expanding Gratitude project.

Gratitude During The Holiday Season

By Christine Carter | November 29, 2011
 
New Harbinger, 2011, 228 pages

Developing a Buddha Brain One Simple Practice at a Time

By Jill Suttie | November 26, 2011

Jill Suttie reviews the new book from Buddha's Brain author Rick Hanson.

 

Podcast: Our Favorite Gratitude Practices

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | November 24, 2011

Ways to make the gratitude last all year long

 

Video: How to Make Your Holidays Happy

By Christine Carter | November 23, 2011
 

The Foundation of Happiness

By Christine Carter | November 21, 2011

My favorite gratitude practices.

 

Here’s How Trusting You Are

By Gregg Sparkman | November 21, 2011

Results from the Greater Good trust quiz.

 

Our Favorite Gratitude Practices

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | November 20, 2011
 

How to Make Thanksgiving Last

By Alice Hua, Bernie Wong | November 18, 2011

New research documents the benefits of "gratitude letters" and nurturing moms.

 
Gratitude Tree at the Alta Bates NICU in Berkeley

Gratitude Journal: ICU Gratitude Tree

By Janine Kovac | November 18, 2011

Contribute to our community gratitude journal.

 

Gratitude Quiz

By Gregg Sparkman | November 17, 2011
 

Podcast: Why Gratitude Works

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | November 17, 2011

Gratitude makes us healthier and happier: here's how.

 

Tips for Keeping a Gratitude Journal

By Jason Marsh | November 17, 2011

Here's a way to be thankful all year long.

 

Why Gratitude Works

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | November 16, 2011
 
Do you trust this man? This GGSC's Dacher Keltner.

Is that Stranger Trustworthy? You’ll Know in 20 seconds

By Yasmin Anwar | November 15, 2011

New research co-authored by the GGSC's Dacher Keltner suggests we can instinctively detect whether a stranger is inclined to kindness.

 

A Surprisingly Simple Way to Feel Madly in Love

By Christine Carter | November 14, 2011

Love Potion No. 9: Gratitude in Relationships

 

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