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By Marc Ian Barasch
Rodale, 2005, 367 pages
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: From The Editors: Fall/Winter 2005-06By Dacher Keltner, Jason Marsh | Fall/Winter 2005-06
Articles: A Feeling for FictionBy Keith Oatley | Fall/Winter 2005-06
Books, movies, and plays are more than just entertainment, says psychologist and novelist Keith Oatley. They train us in the art of being human. He explains how fictional works nurture empathy and enhance our social and emotional lives.
Articles: Book Review: Unconditional ParentingBy Dawn Friedman | Fall/Winter 2005-06
By Alfie Kohn
Atria Books, 2005, 264 pages
Articles: Book Review: The Compassionate ClassroomBy Lauren Shapiro | Spring/Summer 2005
by Jane Dalton and Lyn Fairchild
Zephyr Press, 2004, 166 pages
Articles: The Morality of Global GivingBy Jason Marsh | Spring/Summer 2005
An interview with Jan Egeland, United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs
Articles: A Different ViewBy Alfie Kohn | Spring/Summer 2005
How we can help children see the world from another perspective.
Articles: Justice For AllBy Kathleen Kenna | Spring/Summer 2005
Rehabilitating inmates in America’s prisons and jails may seem like a lost cause. But one innovative program has helped them empathize with their victims and turn their lives around.
Articles: Taking Lessons from a BabyBy Sandy Naiman | Spring/Summer 2005
To teach compassion and parenting skills to children, this Canadian program relies on some small instructors.
Articles: Making Peace Through ApologyBy Aaron Lazare | Fall 2004
There's more than one way to say "I'm sorry," according to apology expert Aaron Lazare. Some apologies encourage forgiveness and reconciliation; others only make things worse. Here's how to tell the difference.
Articles: Caring for the CaregiversBy Sarita Tukarama | Fall 2004
To help teachers deal with the stress of their job, new programs are drawing on some unconventional—and research-tested—techniques.
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?
A new study finds that training in compassion makes us more altruistic—and explores the neuroscience behind why.
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