Greater Good Live
Greater Good events have featured talks and discussions with some of the world's greatest minds, including Jonathan Kozol, Robert Reich, and Arlie Hochschild.
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Google’s “Jolly Good Fellow,” Chade-Meng Tan, talks about his new book, Search Inside Yourself: The Unexpected Path to Achieving Success, Happiness (and World Peace).
Representative Tim Ryan (D-OH) discusses how mindfulness can offer an effective—and bipartisan—remedy for problems plaguing our schools, hospitals, veterans, and society at large.
Renowned psychologist Paul Ekman presents highlights from his discussions with the Dalai Lama on the roots of love, compassion, anger, morality, and the bonds that unite us all.
A panel discussion covering the newest facts about video game play, and what guidelines they suggest for parents, teachers, kids, and the people who create the games.
Panelists discuss how the definition of family has changed, and that change’s implications for our society.
Panelists including legendary psychologist Philip Zimbardo and Katrina photographer Ted Jackson discuss the bystander effect, altruism, and the potential for heroism in all of us.
A Greater Good Science Center event on the science and practice of empathy, featuring Arlie Hochschild, Phil & Carolyn Cowan, Lyssa Mudd, and Jason Marsh. Introductions by Deirdre English and Dacher Keltner.
What does empathy have to do with inequality? At this GGSC event, Robert Reich, former U.S. secretary of labor and a professor at UC Berkeley’s Goldman School of Public Policy, discusses how socio-economic inequality contributes to frayed social bonds—and explains what we can do about it.