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Articles: Can Empathy Help Stop Climate Change?

By Lisa Bennett | April 17, 2014

What would make you more likely to reduce your carbon footprint: Knowing that climate change is a threat to people—or to birds? New research has some surprising implications.

 
Jossey-Bass, 2012; 192 pages

Articles: Can Educators Cultivate Ecological Intelligence?

By Jill Suttie | December 5, 2012

A new book, co-written by Emotional Intelligence author Daniel Goleman, argues that schools are the best places to cultivate an understanding of our relationship to the natural world.

 

Articles: Six Habits of Highly Empathic People

By Roman Krznaric | November 27, 2012

We can cultivate empathy throughout our lives, says Roman Krznaric—and use it as a radical force for social transformation.

 
A disability activist signs a police citation at a protest of California health care budget cuts in June 2009.

Articles: From Adversity to Advocacy

By Jill Suttie | March 15, 2012

More and more research says activism helps people cope with illness and addiction.

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: Does Physical Activity Equal Political Activity?

 

Articles: Check Out Oakland Local

By Jason Marsh | October 20, 2009

 
Women and children are reunited with their families after being imprisoned by Serb authorities during the Bosnian civil war

Articles: Courage Under Fire

By Svetlana Broz | September 1, 2006

When the Bosnian civil war broke out, Svetlana Broz searched for the humanity behind the horrific headlines. She found stories of people who risked their lives to help victims of the war—and who inspired others to follow their example.

 

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  • 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?

  • When Does Power Hurt Romance?

    October 2, 2014

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

  • 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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