Tag: Communication


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Articles: Do Wives Bear More Responsibility for Marital Happiness?

By Lian Bloch | November 13, 2013

A new study about men, women, and conflict created controversy among our readers. Researcher Lian Bloch responds.


Articles: Calm Wife, Happy Couple

By Yasmin Anwar | November 6, 2013

A new study suggests that wives matter more when it comes to calming down marital conflicts


Articles: Want to Satisfy Your Partner? Give them Some Gratitude

By Adam Hoffman | July 23, 2013

A new study shows how receiving gratitude improves people's attitudes toward their relationship.


Articles: Five Ways to Cultivate Gratitude at Work

By Jeremy Adam Smith | May 16, 2013

Americans are less likely to say "thanks" on the job than anywhere else, which hurts productivity and happiness. That needs to change.


Articles: How to be a Happy Working Dad, Part Two

By Jeremy Adam Smith | March 28, 2013

Jeremy Adam Smith offers five more tips to help men find a happy fit between paid work and family responsibilities.


Articles: Three Ways Administrators Can Foster Teachers’ Growth

By Vicki Zakrzewski | August 27, 2012

Can administrators help teachers feel safe enough to make mistakes and ask questions? Research says the answer is yes.


Raising Happiness: How to Get the Most Out of Family Dinners

By Christine Carter | August 20, 2012

Part 7 in a series: Christine Carter and bestselling author Kelly Corrigan talk about how to get the most out of family dinners.

Arturo Bejar, a Facebook engineer who has been leading its "social reporting" project, speaking at Facebook's second Compassion Research Day on July 11.

Articles: Can Science Make Facebook More Compassionate?

By Jason Marsh | July 25, 2012

Facebook is confronting cyberbullying and online conflict. Can a team of researchers help boost kindness among the site's 900 million users?


Articles: Greater Good Sex Tips for Guys

By Jeremy Adam Smith | February 12, 2012

Jeremy Adam Smith offers three science-based sex tips for the emotionally intelligent gentleman.

When we’re fighting with people we love, it can become hard to see the good in them. The director of the Stanford University Forgiveness Projects explores how to cope with the pain of a fight.

Videos and Podcasts: How to Find the Good in People We Love

By Fred Luskin | February 8, 2012

When we’re fighting with people we love, it can become hard to see the good in them. The director of the Stanford University Forgiveness Projects explores how to cope with the pain of a fight.

The Wix Lounge in New York City.

Articles: Five Collaboration Tips from Introverts

By Genevieve DeGuzman | February 1, 2012

Collaboration and open-plan offices are trendy. But in the rush to tear down walls, are we forgetting the virtues of solitude?

Carl Reiner (left) and Mel Brooks worked together on Your Show of Shows.

Articles: What Mel Brooks Can Teach Us about “Group Flow”

By R. Keith Sawyer | January 24, 2012

Researcher R. Keith Sawyer looks to comedians and jazz groups for 10 keys to more creative, successful teams in the office, on the field, and beyond.


Articles: Just One Thing: Speak from the Heart

By Rick Hanson | June 14, 2011

Rick Hanson explains how to communicate directly and honestly with those who matter most to you.


Articles: Why Laughter is Contagious

By Raymond Firmalino | April 12, 2011

A new study offers the first evidence that chimps imitate each other's laughter. Learn why this is research you should keep in mind at your next business meeting.


Research Digest Items/Studies: Why You Should Know Your Partner’s Long-Term Goals


Research Digest Items/Studies: When Do We Forgive?


Research Digest Items/Studies: Why Some Babies Are Calmer than Others


Research Digest Items/Studies: How Doctors Can Help You Lose Weight

Binghamton community members at a brainstorming party to gather ideas for rebuilding a neighborhood park, part of the BNP's "Design Your Own Park" project.

Articles: Healthy Neighborhoods, Healthy Kids

By Jill Suttie | October 12, 2010

In one troubled city, researchers and community members are working together to boost altruism among adolescents. What can their project teach other communities facing hard times?


Articles: Hands On Research: The Science of Touch

By Dacher Keltner | September 29, 2010

Dacher Keltner explains how compassion is literally at our fingertips.


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