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The Science of a Meaningful Life at Stanford

April 13, 2016
Center for Education Research at Stanford

A discussion of innovative research and practice

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Research shows that a meaningful life depends on more than meeting our individual needs—it depends too on the compassion and gratitude we have
for others. Come learn how researchers at Berkeley and Stanford bring education of the heart as well as the mind into their curriculum and classes.

Featuring the GGSC’s Jason Marsh and Emiliana Simon-Thomas, Ph.D., as well as Stanford’s Fred Luskin, Ph.D., and Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu, Ph.D.

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