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Joshua Wolf Shenk

Articles: The Social Artist

By Jill Suttie | September 23, 2014

A new book argues that creativity can be—and often is—a social endeavor, rather than the work of a lone genius.

 
Rodrigo Guzman and his parents in Mexico

Articles: How to Foster Empathy for Immigrants

By Jeremy Adam Smith | August 6, 2014

Why did a group of fourth graders rally in support of an undocumented classmate while the citizens of Murrieta, California, tried to stop immigrant children from entering their town?

 
Hudson Street Press, 266 pages, 2014

Articles: What’s the Truth about Trust?

By Jill Suttie | May 21, 2014

A new book says that trustworthiness is a moving target, dependent on our moods, circumstances, and competing needs.

 
A child buys tickets at the Halloween-Día de los Muertos fundraiser for Junipero Serra Elementary in San Francisco.

Articles: Five Ways to Encourage Giving to Disadvantaged Public Schools

By Jeremy Adam Smith | February 6, 2014

Parent donations can widen inequities between public schools. What can we do to motivate affluent parents to charitably support all schools, not just their own?

 
To learn more, read this Q&A with Daniel Goleman about Focus in Greater Good!

Articles: Our Favorite Books of 2013

By Jill Suttie, Jeremy Adam Smith, Jason Marsh | December 16, 2013

Greater Good's editors pick the most thought-provoking, important, or useful nonfiction books published this year on the science of a meaningful life.

 
Joshua Greene's new book, Moral Tribes: Emotion, Reason, and the Gap Between Us and Them (Penguin Press, 432 pages, 2013)

Articles: How to Close the Gap Between Us and Them

By Jill Suttie | November 7, 2013

A Q&A with Moral Tribes author Joshua Greene about emotion, reason, and conflict.

 

Articles: The Cooperative Instinct

By Emiliana R. Simon-Thomas | September 21, 2012

A new study finds that our first, quickest impulse is to cooperate, not compete.

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: Tough Guys Sacrifice More

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: Why We Help Strangers

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: Are Two Heads Really Better Than One?

 
Little, Brown and Company, 2011, 432 pages

Articles: Urban Evolution

By Jill Suttie | November 4, 2011

A review of David Sloan Wilson's The Neighborhood Project: Using Evolution to Improve My City, One Block at a Time.

 

Articles: Steven Pinker’s War and Peace, Abridged

By Steven Pinker | October 20, 2011

If you're curious about Steven Pinker's massive new book, check out this Greater Good essay for a distilled version.

 
Viking, 2011, 848 pages

Articles: Steven Pinker’s History of (Non)Violence

By Jason Marsh | October 19, 2011

The psychologist's latest book, The Better Angels of Our Nature, is essential reading for any reader of Greater Good.

 

Articles: Connecting through “Collaborative Consumption”

By Jill Suttie, Rachel Botsman, Lauren Anderson | October 6, 2011

A new movement helps people save money and make friends. Could it help build a more cooperative society along the way?

 
Free Press, 2011, 352 pages

Articles: Debunking the Myth of Human Selfishness

By Pelin Kesebir | September 13, 2011

Two new books explore the far-reaching science of cooperation.

 

Articles: A Simple Bully Buster: Cooperative Learning

By Bernie Wong | August 31, 2011

A recent study suggests how teachers can promote kindness in the classroom, not competition.

 
The author of How Pleasure Works explains why we do good and how to find true happiness.

Videos and Podcasts: Paul Bloom on Sex, George Clooney, and Other Pleasures

By The Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley | August 10, 2011

The author of How Pleasure Works explains why we do good and how to find true happiness.

 

Articles: Sex, George Clooney, and the Meaning of Life

By Michael Bergeisen | August 10, 2011

Paul Bloom discusses how the psychology of pleasure can explain what we like and why we do good--part of Greater Good's podcast series.

 
Princeton University Press, 2011, 273 pages

Articles: The Good, the Bad, and the Brain

By Gregg Sparkman | August 3, 2011

A review of Braintrust: What Neuroscience Tells Us about Morality.

 

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.

 

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