Daniel Siegel is a professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine, co-director of the UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center, and author of the books The Mindful Brain and Mindsight.
Stories by Daniel Siegel
Videos and Podcasts: Teach Compassion: Daniel SiegelBy Daniel Siegel | June 11, 2011
Dan Siegel emphasizes compassion as a key component of a healthy mind. Presented as part of the TEDxGoldenGateED event on June 11, 2011.
Videos and Podcasts: Daniel Siegel on MindsightBy Daniel Siegel | November 8, 2010
Daniel Siegel explains why the idea of “mindsight” is essential to any true definition of mental health, and he offers tips for cultivating it.
Videos and Podcasts: What is Mindsight?By Daniel Siegel | October 31, 2010
Daniel Siegel explains the idea of “mindsight” and how it can promote mental health.
Videos and Podcasts: Teaching MindsightBy Daniel Siegel | October 30, 2010
Daniel Siegel explains how mindsight can be taught to almost anyone, from young children to people in their 90s.
Videos and Podcasts: The Triangle of Well-BeingBy Daniel Siegel | October 29, 2010
Daniel Siegel discusses how the interplay between our minds, our brains, and our relationships contribute to well-being.
Videos and Podcasts: Mindsight vs. Emotional IntelligenceBy Daniel Siegel | October 28, 2010
Daniel Siegel talks with Christine Carter about how mindsight relates to emotional intelligence, social intelligence, and mindfulness.
Emma Seppala explains how compassionate workplaces are good for employee health and the corporate bottom line.
A new report finds that fitting work with family isn't just a women's issue. Jeremy Adam Smith offers 10 tips for helping fathers to navigate a changing landscape at home and on the job.
A new study shows how seeking happiness at the right time may be more important than seeking happiness all the time.
New research suggests that cutting back on life’s pleasures helps us enjoy them significantly more.
A new documentary reveals the power of mindfulness and neuroplasticity. Bay Area residents can catch a screening tonight at Stanford University.
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- "Gratitude and Prosocial Behavior"
Finds that feeling gratitude produces kind and helpful behavior, even when that behavior is costly to the individual actor.
- "Compassion: An Evolutionary Analysis and Empirical Review"
Compassion evolved as a distinct affective experience whose function is to enable cooperation and protection of those who...
- "From Jerusalem to Jericho"
This article on bystander intervention in emergency situations suggests that we are likely to help a “shabbily dressed”...
- Center for Investigating Healthy Minds
The Center for Investigating Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, runs a state-of-the-art neuroscience...
- Northeast Foundation for Children
Northeast Foundation for Children is a non-profit educational organization that offers educators the Responsive Classroom...
- Center for Positive Organizational Scholarship
Based at the University of Michigan Business School, this is a networking community for researchers and practitioners...
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