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Articles: The Good, the Bad, and the BrainBy Gregg Sparkman | August 3, 2011
A review of Braintrust: What Neuroscience Tells Us about Morality.
Research Digest Items/Studies: Are We More Moral Than We Think?
Research Digest Items/Studies: Do Our Brains Crave Equality?
Articles: The Roots of Moral CourageBy Kristen Renwick Monroe | June 23, 2010
Why do some people risk their lives to help others? Kristen Renwick Monroe has dedicated her career to finding out.
Articles: Truth in the Balance, Part II: An Interview with Neuroscientist and Author Michael S. Gazzaniga.By Jeremy Adam Smith | October 7, 2008
Articles: The Eye of the StormBy Jason Marsh | Fall/Winter 2006-07
In Hurricane Katrina, photojournalist Ted Jackson did more than take pictures.
Articles: The Rules of EngagementBy Roger Simpson | Fall/Winter 2006-07
Journalists are bystanders to the world around them, often witnessing people in great distress. When should they put down their cameras and notebooks and help their subjects? Roger Simpson explains when journalists should get involved —and when they shouldn’t.
Articles: Right and Wrong in the Real WorldBy Joshua Halberstam | Spring/Summer 2006
From our friendships to our jobs to our conduct in public, seemingly small decisions often pose tough ethical dilemmas, says Joshua Halberstam. He offers guidance for navigating the ethical dimension of everyday life.
Articles: Can You Do Good by Eating Well?By Peter Singer, Jim Mason | Spring/Summer 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.
Articles: Inspiring Good WorkBy Howard Gardner, Wendy Fischman | Spring/Summer 2005
Steroid abuse. Accounting tricks. Plagiarism. Budding professionals are learning these tricks of their trades from mentors, say researchers Wendy Fischman and Howard Gardner. Who will inspire them to practice ethics and excellence on the job?
Articles: A Different ViewBy Alfie Kohn | Spring/Summer 2005
How we can help children see the world from another perspective.
Articles: Book Review: Making GoodBy Jason Marsh | Fall 2004
by Wendy Fischman, Becca Solomon, DeborahGreenspan, and Howard Gardner
Harvard University Press, 2004, 208 pages
Emma Seppala explains how compassionate workplaces are good for employee health and the corporate bottom line.
A new report finds that fitting work with family isn't just a women's issue. Jeremy Adam Smith offers 10 tips for helping fathers to navigate a changing landscape at home and on the job.
A new study shows how seeking happiness at the right time may be more important than seeking happiness all the time.
A Q&A with visionary educator John Hunter, creator of the World Peace Game.
An essay in this week’s New Yorker argues that we don't have enough empathy to go around. But new research says we can keep renewing and expanding our feeling for others.
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- "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”...
- Center for Investigating Healthy Minds
The Center for Investigating Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, runs a state-of-the-art neuroscience...
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Northeast Foundation for Children is a non-profit educational organization that offers educators the Responsive Classroom...
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