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Jennifer Stellar

Jennifer Stellar

 

Jennifer Stellar is a Ph.D. candidate in psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, and one of the Greater Good Science Center’s Hornaday Graduate Fellows for the 2011-12 academic year.

 
 
  

Stories by Jennifer Stellar

Articles: How Has the Recession Affected Our Happiness?

By Jennifer Stellar | June 28, 2011

A recent survey looks at the link between money and happiness during hard times.

 

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    In an adaptation from his new book, Dacher Keltner explains the secret to gaining and keeping power: focus on the good of others.

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    May 10, 2016

    According to Dacher Keltner, there are important evolutionary reasons: It's good for our minds, bodies, and social connections.

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    May 18, 2016

    Meditation is helping police officers to de-escalate volatile situations, improve community relations—and improve their own well-being.

  

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