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Articles: Does Art Heal?By Meera Lee Sethi | Winter 2009
At Shands HealthCare in Florida, artists and physicians have been partners for 18 years, reports Meera Lee Sethi. Their program is helping to prove the clinical benefits of creativity.
Articles: Everyday ArtBy Christine Carter | Winter 2009
Christine Carter reveals six steps for boosting kids' creativity.
Articles: Why We Make ArtBy Jeremy Adam Smith, Jason Marsh | Winter 2009
Seven artists explain why they write, rap, take photos, draw, dance, and make movies.
Raising Happiness: 7 Ways to Foster Creativity in Your KidsBy Christine Carter | September 16, 2008
Articles: Book Review: Critical LessonsBy Matthew Wheeland | Fall/Winter 2006-07
By Nel Noddings
Cambridge University Press, 2006, 319 pages
Articles: The Banality of HeroismBy Zeno Franco, Philip Zimbardo | Fall/Winter 2006-07
Circumstances can force almost anyone to be a bystander to evil, but they can also bring out our own inner hero. Zeno Franco and Philip Zimbardo show how we’re all capable of everyday heroism.
Articles: Digital DiplomacyBy Kathy M. Newman | Spring/Summer 2006
In an industry often criticized for promoting sex and violence, a new video game helps users bring peace to the Middle East. But will anyone want to play?
Articles: Feeling Like PartnersBy Philip A. Cowan, Carolyn P. Cowan, Neera Mehta | Fall/Winter 2005-06
When it comes to romantic relationships, empathy is essential, but it isn’t always easy, say family researchers Philip A. Cowan, Carolyn Pape Cowan, and Neera Mehta. They explain the obstacles couples face—and how to overcome them.
Articles: Book Review: The Compassionate ClassroomBy Lauren Shapiro | Spring/Summer 2005
by Jane Dalton and Lyn Fairchild
Zephyr Press, 2004, 166 pages
Articles: The Power of PerformanceBy Elizabeth O’Brien | Spring 2004
City at Peace’s teenage cast members write and star in their own original musical. But it’s never just about the show.
Articles: Book Review: FlourishingBy Jason Marsh | Spring 2004
Edited by Corey L. M. Keyes and Jonathan Haidt
American Psychological Association, 2003, 355 pages
Most of the time, gratitude is good. But research finds that there are situations when "thank you" may be the wrong response.
It's easy to feel grateful when life is good, says Robert Emmons. But when disaster strikes, gratitude is worth the effort.
Job satisfaction is at record lows. What does it take to overcome the fear of change, especially in tough economic times?
These two books give us insights into how brain science can help us understand our nature, improve our lives, and help us empathize with those who may have memory lapses.
A new study finds that training in compassion makes us more altruistic—and explores the neuroscience behind why.
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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”...
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The Center for Investigating Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, runs a state-of-the-art neuroscience...
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