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Tips for Keeping New Year’s Resolutions

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | January 5, 2012
 

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By Richard J. Davidson | January 4, 2012

A neuroscientist suggests an alternative to the New Year’s resolution.

 

Getting Kids to Listen—Without Nagging!

By Christine Carter | January 4, 2012
 
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By Christine Carter | January 4, 2012

Wouldn't it be nice to ask just once?

 

A New Year’s Resolution: Find Yourself Some Trouble

By Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton | January 3, 2012

What socks can teach us about intelligence and overcoming challenges.

 

Please Quit Your Diet, Now

By Christine Carter | January 2, 2012

It may be hurting your child.

 

Fox News: GGSC Fellow Study is “Junk”

By Jeremy Adam Smith | December 30, 2011

New media coverage of our research ranges from the helpful to the political.

 

Gratitude Journal: Family Love

By Janine Kovac | December 30, 2011

Contribute to our community gratitude journal.

 

Podcast: Making New Year’s Resolutions?

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | December 29, 2011

Tips for making resolutions that we can keep

 

Making New Year’s Resolutions?

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | December 29, 2011
 

Please Support the Greater Good Science Center!

By Christine Carter | December 26, 2011
 
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Gratitude Journal: “Wall of Gratitude”

By Janine Kovac | December 23, 2011

Contribute to our community gratitude journal.

 

Oxytocin: The Holiday Hormone

By Melissa Janson | December 22, 2011

New study: People give more when under the influence of oxytocin.

 

Podcast: 5 Tips for Dealing with Difficult Relatives Over the Holidays

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | December 22, 2011

Sometimes the holidays are hard because of other people.

 

5 Tips for Dealing with Difficult Relatives Over the Holidays

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | December 22, 2011
 

How to Motivate Kids

By Christine Carter | December 21, 2011
 
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Beyond Drugs: Health as a Path to Happiness

By Jill Suttie | December 21, 2011

Andrew Weil's new book, Spontaneous Happiness, contains important advice. But are his suggestions supported by research?

 
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Video: How to Motivate Kids

By Christine Carter | December 21, 2011

Getting kids to do those boring but necessary tasks

 

Low-Income People Quicker to Show Compassion

By Yasmin Anwar | December 20, 2011

New research by GGSC graduate fellow Jennifer Stellar finds that upper classes are less able to recognize suffering.

 

The 11 Most Popular Posts in 2011

By Christine Carter | December 19, 2011
 

Gratitude Journal: Expanding Gratitude

By Janine Kovac | December 16, 2011

Contribute to our community gratitude journal.

 

Podcast: Wishing it Was Over Already?

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | December 15, 2011

If your holidays are feeling more stressful than happy, you aren't alone.

 

Wishing it Was Over Already?

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | December 15, 2011
 

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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    Many people argue that the white man who killed nine black people in Charleston must be mentally ill. What does the science suggest?

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