Research has found that right-wingers report being happier than those on the left. But a new study calls that into question by measuring words and behavior.
Tag: Emotional Intelligence
Tag: Emotional Intelligence
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To deal life's challenges, we need resources. Rick Hanson explains how to find the ones that lie inside yourself.
Social-emotional learning programs need to be built on a moral foundation, suggests new research.
Kozo Hattori interviewed researchers and spiritual leaders about how to raise compassionate boys. This is what he discovered.
Articles: The Right Way to Get AngryBy Todd Kashdan, Robert Biswas-Diener | October 20, 2014
Anger is a tool that helps us read and respond to upsetting social situations. But how can you stop it from getting out of hand?
There is no one-size-fits-all approach to guiding teens’ technology use, but it helps to understand both the technology and normal brain development.
Social science is just beginning to understand how Facebook has changed our social lives since it was born ten years ago.
Articles: What Makes a Compassionate Man?By Kozo Hattori | April 1, 2014
What does it take to foster compassion in men? To find out, Kozo Hattori interviewed scientific and spiritual experts.
Articles: How Your Teen Can Thrive OnlineBy Diana Divecha | March 18, 2014
Two new books look at how the Internet is affecting teens—and what adults can do to help foster a healthy online life for kids.
A recent study reveals unexpected similarities between the emotional lives of human and ape kids—bound together by the quality of parenting.
Articles: When Empathy FailsBy Jill Suttie | March 4, 2014
Humans brains are very attuned to what others are thinking, feeling, and planning—but a new book explores when our “mindreading” powers can lead us astray.
Articles: A Journey into the Teenage BrainBy Diana Divecha | January 27, 2014
Daniel Siegel's new book reveals the "power and purpose" of the adolescent brain.
Articles: Why Leaders Need a Triple FocusBy Daniel Goleman | January 21, 2014
Leaders guide attention. But a single-minded focus on goals can run roughshod over human concerns, says Daniel Goleman.
Videos and Podcasts: How Focus Can Lead to CompassionBy Daniel Goleman | January 20, 2014
The bestselling author explains the relationship between attention and compassionate action.
An interview with best-selling author Daniel Goleman about his new book, Focus.
Articles: Are We Losing Our Focus?By Jill Suttie | October 9, 2013
In a new book, Daniel Goleman argues that focus leads to greater happiness, better relationships, and increased productivity.
By developing social-emotional skills, teachers can rediscover the joy of teaching.
Articles: How the Mind Can Heal the HeartBy Jill Suttie | June 19, 2013
Tara Bennett-Goleman and Daniel Goleman explain the science behind "mind whispering"—a technique for overcoming self-defeating habits of mind.
Feeling fed up and burned out, Dad? That may be a sign of progress, says Jeremy Adam Smith.
Articles: Five Ways to Develop “Ecoliteracy”By Daniel Goleman, Zenobia Barlow, Lisa Bennett | April 18, 2013
Daniel Goleman, Lisa Bennett, and Zenobia Barlow explain how we can teach kids to care deeply about the environment.
Today is the UN's International Day of Happiness! To celebrate, here's a list of some of our most illuminating and helpful happiness research, tools, and tips.
Nature endowed humanity with both revenge and forgiveness as tools of conflict resolution. But why does one seem so much harder than the other?
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Finds that feeling gratitude produces kind and helpful behavior, even when that behavior is costly to the individual actor.
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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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