News & Events

 

GGSC’s Jason Marsh wins 2013 Excellence in Journalism Award

Announcement | October 29, 2013

Marsh receives Excellence Award in the Explanatory Journalism category for "Why Inequality Is Bad for the One Percent"

The GGSC is pleased to announce that the Northern California Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists has awarded Greater Good Science Center Editor-in-Chief Jason Marsh a 2013 Excellence in Journalism Award for his story, “Why Inequality Is Bad for the One Percent,” a gripping look at how income disparity can negatively impact both the wealthy and the poor.

Relying on cutting-edge research, Jason’s story illustrates the ways in which having wealth may adversely affect an individual’s ability to be compassionate, understand social cues, and trust others.  Those deficiencies can hinder social connection, a key part of our happiness and our physical health.

Tracker Pixel for Entry
 
 
 
blog comments powered by Disqus
 

Most...

  
  

Greater Good Events

The Science of Happiness

Starts September 9, 2014 - Register Now!


The Science of Happiness

An unprecedented free online course exploring the roots of a happy, meaningful life. Co-taught by the GGSC’s Dacher Keltner and Emiliana Simon-Thomas. Up to 16 CE credit hours available.


» ALL EVENTS
 
 

Take a Greater Good Quiz!

How compassionate are you? How generous, grateful, or forgiving? Find out!

» TAKE A QUIZ
 

Watch Greater Good Videos

Jon Kabat-Zinn

Talks by inspiring speakers like Jon Kabat-Zinn, Dacher Keltner, and Barbara Fredrickson.

Watch
 

Greater Good Resources

 
 
» MORE STUDIES
 
 
» MORE ORGS
 

Book of the Week

No Future Without Forgiveness By Desmond Tutu Tutu urges forgiveness as a way to peace, even in the wake of atrocities.

» READ MORE
 
Is she flirting with you? Take the quiz and find out.
image

Dr. Christine Carter's blog on the science of raising happy kids.

» READ MORE
 

Sponsors

The Quality of Life Foundation logo Special thanks to

The Quality of Life Foundation for its support of the Greater Good Science Center

 
"It is a great good and a great gift, this Greater Good. I bow to you for your efforts to bring these uplifting and illuminating expressions of humanity, grounded in good science, to the attention of us all."  
Jon Kabat-Zinn

Best-selling author and founder of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program

thnx advertisement