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Raymond Firmalino

 

Raymond Firmalino is a Greater Good research assistant.

 
 
  

Stories by Raymond Firmalino

Research Digest Items/Studies: How to Cope with Rejection

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: How Can We Become More Engaged at Work?

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: Losing Your Train of Thought Could Be a Good Thing

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: Global Consensus: Money Doesn’t Bring Happiness

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: Is Touch the Language of Romance?

 

Articles: Why Laughter is Contagious

By Raymond Firmalino | April 12, 2011

A new study offers the first evidence that chimps imitate each other's laughter. Learn why this is research you should keep in mind at your next business meeting.

 

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  • How Self-Compassion Beats Rumination

    August 20, 2014

    A new study suggests that self-compassion improves mood, largely by helping us avoid negative rumination.

  • How the Teen Brain Transforms Relationships

    August 12, 2014

    Dr. Daniel Siegel explains how changes to the adolescent brain transform relationships with peers and parents—and what adults can learn from those changes.

  • Eight Keys to End Bullying

    August 26, 2014

    Can we stop bullying? Signe Whitson says yes—by consistently reaching out to both children who bully and those who are bullied.

  

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