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Tag: Emotional Intelligence
Tag: Emotional Intelligence
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Articles: What Happens to Kids When Parents FightBy Diana Divecha | January 26, 2016
Conflict between parents is inevitable—but it doesn’t have to hurt kids. Here’s how to turn a disagreement into a positive lesson.
Articles: The Best Greater Good Articles of 2015By Greater Good Editors | December 28, 2015
We round up the most-read Greater Good articles from the past year—and our editors pick the best of the rest.
A new study finds that watching high-quality television dramas can increase our ability to read other people's emotions.
Articles: How to Avoid the Empathy TrapBy Robin Stern, Diana Divecha | July 7, 2015
Do you prioritize other people's feelings over your own? You might be falling into the "empathy trap."
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.
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.
In a Q&A, neuroscientist Ron Dahl explains how parents can help younger teens avoid depression and anxiety as they become more independent.
In an adaptation from his new book, Dacher Keltner explains the secret to gaining and keeping power: focus on the good of others.
According to a new book, having a purpose in life is crucial for our health and well-being.
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Learn more about one of the leading researchers of gratitude.
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The GGSC’s new project which aims to expand the scientific database of gratitude and promote practices of gratitude in...
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The Research Project on Gratitude and Thankfulness, co-directed by Robert A. Emmons and Michael E. McCullough, is a...
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