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Rep. Tim Ryan on A Mindful Nation

May 2013

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.

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Paul Ekman on Compassion, Love, and the Dalai Lama

October 2008

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.

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Grand Theft Childhood?

May 2008

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.

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The 21st Century Family

October 2007

Panelists discuss how the definition of family has changed, and that change’s implications for our society.

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Altruism, Heroism, and the Psychology of the Bystander

March 2007

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.

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Empathy and the Greater Good

January 2006

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.

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Robert Reich on Social Justice and Social Empathy

May 2004

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.

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    October 2, 2014

    Four new studies reveal how having power affects your willingness to walk in your partner's shoes.

  • The Right Way to Get Angry

    October 20, 2014

    Anger is a tool that helps us read and respond to upsetting social situations. But how can you stop it from getting out of hand?

  • The Battle Between Success and Compassion

    October 17, 2014

    If adults want to raise caring kids, research suggests they might need to start by examining the mixed messages they’re sending to kids.

  
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The Evolutionary Roots of Compassion

The Evolutionary Roots of Compassion

Dacher Keltner explains why Darwin thought compassion is humans’ strongest instinct.

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The Greater Good Guide to Mindfulness

The Greater Good Guide to Mindfulness

This invaluable resource, a special benefit for GGSC members, offers insight into what mindfulness is, why it’s important, and how to teach it.

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Self-Compassion & the Cultivation of Happiness with Kristin Neff

International House, UC Berkeley campus
November 7, 2014
Self-Compassion & the Cultivation of Happiness with Kristin Neff

This day-long seminar led by self-compassion pioneer Kristin Neff, will offer strategies for cultivating self-compassion, boosting happiness, and reducing stress in yourself and others.

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