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Articles: Why Storytelling Skills Matter for African-American Kids

By Nicole Gardner-Neblett | March 9, 2017

For African-American students, storytelling skills directly predict their early reading skills.

 

Articles: Does Your Personality Predict Your Happiness?

By Kira M. Newman | January 25, 2017

According to a new study, the relationship between happiness and personality is more complex than we thought.

 
Our children are increasingly pushed to achieve, achieve, achieve. Will this make their lives successful, happy, and meaningful? Rona and I discuss the ways that ambition brings happiness, and how to foster both in our children.

Videos and Podcasts: Does Ambition Make us Happy?

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | June 7, 2012

Our children are increasingly pushed to achieve, achieve, achieve. Will this make their lives successful, happy, and meaningful? Rona and I discuss the ways that ambition brings happiness, and how to foster both in our children.

 

Raising Happiness: Podcast: Does Ambition Make us Happy?

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | June 7, 2012

And does achievement necessarily bring meaning?

 

Articles: Do Bad Grades + Violent Video Games = Violent Kids?

By Anna Jacobi | May 23, 2012

A recent study suggests boys who do poorly in school are more attracted to violent video games—and violent behavior.

 

Raising Happiness: The Power of the Compassionate Imagination

By Christine Carter | October 31, 2011

 

Videos and Podcasts: Should We Push Kids Harder?

By Christine Carter | October 5, 2011

 
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Raising Happiness: Video: Should We Push Kids Harder?

By Christine Carter | October 5, 2011

 
Do we expect too much from ourselves and our kids?

Videos and Podcasts: Unrealistic Expectations: Not a Happiness Habit

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | March 7, 2011

Do we expect too much from ourselves and our kids?

 

Raising Happiness: Podcast: Unrealistic Expectations—Not a Happiness Habit

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | March 7, 2011

Sometimes happiness comes from lowering the bar.

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: The Academic Success of Immigrant Students

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: TV and Toddlers

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: Racism Hurts Academic Performance

 

Articles: Tiny Artists

By Kyle Smith | July 1, 2010

A new study challenges the need for academic preschools.

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: Communication Helps Bridge Achievement Gaps

 

Raising Happiness: Cheater, Cheater, Pumpkin Eater

By Christine Carter | November 20, 2009

 

Raising Happiness: The Takeaway: What Research Tells Us About Raising Kids

By Christine Carter | September 1, 2009

 

Articles: How Parents Can Help Their Middle Schoolers Succeed

By Katie Goldsmith | August 31, 2009

 

Raising Happiness: Raising Cheaters

By Christine Carter | March 24, 2009

 

Articles: Closing the Gap

By Jeremy Adam Smith | January 25, 2009

 

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