Greater Good Live
Host Michael Bergeisen interviews leading researchers and thinkers on the roots of compassion, happiness, morality, and more. Provocative, enlightening, and inspiring.
A leading researcher in positive psychology explains how understanding our misconceptions about happiness can ultimately lead us to a rich and meaningful life.
The pioneering researcher and author of Self-Compassion explains why it’s OK to accept your faults and be kind to yourself.
The author of How Pleasure Works explains why we do good and how to find true happiness.
The “happiness guru” of the business world discusses his ideas for finding joy and meaning in your job.
The award-winning New York Times columnist offers lessons for navigating the practical and emotional challenges of end-of-life, based on research and her own personal experiences.
As the political season heats up, Professor Haidt explains how our emotions influence our moral and political views, why liberals and conservatives don’t understand each other, and how psychological research can help us get past the culture wars.
The best-selling author and psychologist discusses how we can literally re-wire our brains to cultivate positive emotions, inner peace, and lasting happiness.
The best-selling Buddhist author discusses the interplay between Buddhism and science, and the need to “re-think Buddhism from the ground up.”
The Greater Good Science Center’s faculty director discusses “the science of a meaningful life”: how to raise compassionate kids, reduce greed and selfishness, and find true happiness.