Dena Simmons explores how educators can inadvertently harm students of color—and what we can do to bring out their best.
These are the most recent things on the site for the tag: Diversity. You can view more tags here.
How do we combat racial prejudice? New research reveals how parents influence the formation of bias in children.
A new study suggests that promoting empathy and cross-group friendships in children can buffer against the negative effects of parental and peer biases.
Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu identifies principles that promote a truly inclusive university.
A new study finds that people with diverse social roles show stronger brain responses to nonverbal signals from other people.
Articles: Drawing from ExperienceBy Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton | March 31, 2011
Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton explains how our cultural backgrounds can skew our opinions and judgments--but realizing this can help overcome tensions between groups.
Research Digest Items/Studies: Reduce Prejudice? Yes, You Can
Articles: Rising TogetherBy Jennifer A. Chatman | June 1, 2008
Jennifer A. Chatman explains how companies can fight prejudice in the workplace.
A summary of scientific evidence related to cross-race friendships and romantic relationships.
Articles: The Power of PerformanceBy Elizabeth O’Brien | March 1, 2004
City at Peace’s teenage cast members write and star in their own original musical. But it’s never just about the show.
Christine Carter knows meditation is good for her—but she still avoids it. Here’s how she’s trying to change.
The instructor of the world’s most popular MOOC explores how to change your life through the power of learning—and why you have more potential than you think.
A new study suggests more empathic police officers are less likely to become discouraged and demoralized.
Greater Good Events
International House at UC Berkeley
April 29, 2017
6 CE Hours
A day-long semiar with GGSC Science Director Emiliana Simon-Thomas, Ph.D., celebrated compassion teacher Joan Halifax, burnout expert Christina Maslach, Ph.D., and UCLA psychiatrist Elizabeth Bromley, M.D., Ph.D.
» ALL EVENTS
Take a Greater Good Quiz!
How compassionate are you? How generous, grateful, or forgiving? Find out!» TAKE A QUIZ
Watch Greater Good Videos
Talks by inspiring speakers like Jon Kabat-Zinn, Dacher Keltner, and Barbara Fredrickson.Watch
Greater Good Resources
- "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”...
- Jeffrey J. Froh’s Laboratory for Gratitude in Youth
Learn more about one of the leading researchers of gratitude.
- Expanding the Science and Practice of Gratitude
The GGSC’s new project which aims to expand the scientific database of gratitude and promote practices of gratitude in...
- The Research Project on Gratitude and Thankfulness
The Research Project on Gratitude and Thankfulness, co-directed by Robert A. Emmons and Michael E. McCullough, is a...
Book of the Week
» READ MORE
Best-selling author and founder of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program