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Articles: Green Cities, Happy Cities

By Heather Yundt | July 9, 2014

A new study suggests that just moving to a greener urban area improves our mental health for at least three years following the move.

 

Articles: Optimism for Me, Pessimism for We

By Lisa Bennett | April 22, 2014

New research explains why we tend to think we're all doomed, even as we hope for a better personal future. Can we close that gap between private optimism and public pessimism?

 

Articles: Can Empathy Help Stop Climate Change?

By Lisa Bennett | April 17, 2014

What would make you more likely to reduce your carbon footprint: Knowing that climate change is a threat to people—or to birds? New research has some surprising implications.

 

Articles: May Education Newsletter

By Vicki Zakrzewski | May 14, 2013

With the re-introduction of Congressman Tim Ryan's social-emotional learning bill, our May newsletter focuses on the wide-ranging benefits of SEL skills for students.

 

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.

 
Jossey-Bass, 2012; 192 pages

Articles: Can Educators Cultivate Ecological Intelligence?

By Jill Suttie | December 5, 2012

A new book, co-written by Emotional Intelligence author Daniel Goleman, argues that schools are the best places to cultivate an understanding of our relationship to the natural world.

 

Articles: Do We Do Good to Look Good?

By Bernie Wong | March 1, 2011

A recent study suggests that a hunger for status can make us go green.

 

Articles: The Economics of Happiness

By John Robbins | July 20, 2010

Research is clear: Money doesn’t buy happiness, reports best-selling author John Robbins. So why do we continue to think that it does?

 
The Age of Empathy, by Frans de Waal
Harmony Books, 2009, 291 pages

Articles: The Politics of Empathy

By Jill Suttie | June 17, 2010

Recent books bring empathy out of the lab and into policy debates

 

Articles: How to Motivate Global Concern about Global Warming

By Gregg Sparkman | December 15, 2009

 

Articles: The Hot Spot

By Lisa Bennett | September 1, 2008

Climate scientists wonder why people don’t do more about global warming. Social scientists have some troubling answers.

 

Articles: Sane in the City

By Christi Chidester, Alex Dixon | December 1, 2007

What do healthy urban neighborhoods look like?

 

Articles: Green With Empathy

By Shannon McIntyre | June 1, 2007

 

Articles: Explaining Environmental Concern

By Nalini Padmanabhan | February 22, 2007

 

Articles: Can You Do Good by Eating Well?

By Peter Singer, Jim Mason | March 1, 2006

A new movement encourages people to eat food that’s grown close to where they live. The food may be fresher and taste better, but Peter Singer and Jim Mason ask if it’s more ethical to eat locally.

 
Human-Environment Research Laboratory co-director, Frances Kuo.

Articles: Green Peace

By Chris Young | September 1, 2004

What could help do the work of medication, meditation, and community police officers? The answer’s in your backyard.

 

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