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Articles: Five Steps to Happiness at WorkBy Timothy Sharp | July 1, 2009
Australian positive psychologist Timothy Sharp—otherwise known as "Dr. Happy"—asked 50 people a simple question: What do you consider to be the top three contributors to happiness at work? Their answers provide food for thought to managers and employees alike.
Raising Happiness: How to get kids to do boring (but necessary) tasksBy Christine Carter | April 29, 2009
Raising Happiness: Emotion Coaching: One of the Most Important Parenting Practices in the History of the UniverseBy Christine Carter | March 19, 2009
Articles: Rubbing OffBy Allison Briscoe-Smith | Summer 2008
Allison Briscoe-Smith explains how kids learn about race—and how their parents can foster tolerance.
Articles: Alien KindnessBy Alex Dixon | Spring 2008
How can scientists beam altruism into outer space?
Articles: Honesty and RespectBy Claude M. Steiner | Winter 2007-08
Couples often struggle over sex and intimacy, but Claude M. Steiner offers a path to more satisfying relationships.
Articles: Peaceful ParentingBy Sura Hart, Victoria Kindle Hodson | Winter 2007-08
Sura Hart and Victoria Kindle Hodson explain how to turn parent-child conflict into cooperation.
Articles: Book Review: When Parents HurtBy Jill Suttie | Winter 2007-08
By Joshua Coleman
HarperCollins, 2007, 312 pages
A giant in the field of social psychology draws on five decades of teaching and research to reveal the secrets of a fulfilling life to today's graduating seniors.
A new study finds that training in compassion makes us more altruistic—and explores the neuroscience behind why.
Feeling fed up and burned out, Dad? That may be a sign of progress, says Jeremy Adam Smith.
Tara Bennett-Goleman and Daniel Goleman explain the science behind "mind whispering"—a technique for overcoming self-defeating habits of mind.
Studies show giving makes people happy, and happiness makes people give--but not always. Elizabeth Dunn and Michael Norton offer three ways to help people feel good about giving.
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- "Gratitude and Prosocial Behavior"
Finds that feeling gratitude produces kind and helpful behavior, even when that behavior is costly to the individual actor.
- "Compassion: An Evolutionary Analysis and Empirical Review"
Compassion evolved as a distinct affective experience whose function is to enable cooperation and protection of those who...
- "From Jerusalem to Jericho"
This article on bystander intervention in emergency situations suggests that we are likely to help a “shabbily dressed”...
- Center for Investigating Healthy Minds
The Center for Investigating Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, runs a state-of-the-art neuroscience...
- Northeast Foundation for Children
Northeast Foundation for Children is a non-profit educational organization that offers educators the Responsive Classroom...
- Center for Positive Organizational Scholarship
Based at the University of Michigan Business School, this is a networking community for researchers and practitioners...
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