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Research on the Science of Forgiveness: An Annotated Bibliography

By Adam Cohen | October 1, 2004

Summaries of research on forgiveness, peace, and well-being.


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Research on the Childhood Roots of Adult Happiness: An Annotated Bibliography

By Christine Carter | September 1, 2004

Just how much can parents influence the happiness of their children? Read this discussion of what research has to say.


Research on Getting Along Across Differences: An Annotated Bibliography

By Shahla Maghzi | August 1, 2004

A summary of scientific evidence related to cross-race friendships and romantic relationships.


Research on Cross-Race Relationships: An Annotated Bibliography

By Elizabeth Page-Gould | July 1, 2004

A summary of scientific evidence related to cross-race friendships and romantic relationships.


Research on Buddhist Conceptions of Compassion: An Annotated Bibliography

By Jennifer Goetz | June 1, 2004

How do Buddhist and Western notions of compassion differ? Read summaries of research comparing the two traditions.


Compassion & Empathy Research: An Annotated Bibliography

By Jennifer Goetz | May 1, 2004

What has scientific inquiry revealed about compassion? Read summaries of the most intriguing research to date.




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