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Raising Happiness: Are we Genetically Wired for Gratitude?By Rachel Lee | November 28, 2010
NBC Nightly News special about the science of happiness
A Q&A with our parenting expert.
Raising Happiness: Giving Thanks for OthersBy Christine Carter | November 22, 2010
Two favorite Thanksgiving rituals.
Articles: What Are You Grateful For?By Jill Suttie | November 22, 2010
Some of today's leading artists share their gratitude lists. What's on yours?
Raising Happiness: Teenagers: Are Yours More Entitled Than Grateful?By Christine Carter | November 18, 2010
When gratitude is a good idea that doesn’t work
Videos and Podcasts: What Good is Gratitude?By Robert Emmons | November 17, 2010
Robert Emmons discusses why practicing gratitude has transformative effects on our social and emotional well-being.
Articles: 10 Ways to Become More GratefulBy Robert Emmons | November 17, 2010
Robert Emmons offers everyday tips for living a life of gratitude.
Articles: Why Gratitude Is GoodBy Robert Emmons | November 16, 2010
Need some motivation for practicing gratitude this Thanksgiving? Robert Emmons, the world's leading scientific expert on gratitude, reveals why gratitude is good for our bodies, our minds, and our relationships.
Videos and Podcasts: The Power of GratitudeBy Robert Emmons | November 15, 2010
Robert Emmons explains how gratitude has the ability to heal, energize, and change our lives.
Videos and Podcasts: The Benefits of GratitudeBy Robert Emmons | November 13, 2010
Robert Emmons shares the results of his research on gratitude: better health, more happiness, and stronger connections to others.
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Videos and Podcasts: Cultivating GratitudeBy Robert Emmons | November 1, 2010
Robert Emmons offers research-tested strategies for becoming a more grateful person.
Videos and Podcasts: Challenges to GratitudeBy Robert Emmons | November 1, 2010
Gratitude may be good, Robert Emmons explains, but it isn’t always easy. He considers some of the myths around gratitude and obstacles to cultivating it.
Videos and Podcasts: Awe and GratitudeBy Robert Emmons | November 1, 2010
Robert Emmons explains why he believes awe and gratitude are intertwined.
Raising Happiness: Hooray for First BirthdaysBy Janine Kovac | October 22, 2010
What Are You Feeling Happy About?
Raising Happiness: The Science of HappinessBy Christine Carter | October 19, 2010
Check out this fun video about Greater Good Science Center scientists
Raising Happiness: What Are You Happy About?By Janine Kovac | September 30, 2010
New Friday Feature: Community Gratitude Journal
Videos and Podcasts: The Choice to ForgiveBy Fred Luskin | September 14, 2010
Fred Luskin argues that forgiveness boils down to a simple choice: whether to dwell over past hurts or try to see the good in others.
Articles: Fred Luskin Explains How to ForgiveBy Jason Marsh | August 24, 2010
His research-tested technique for giving up your grudges.
New studies suggest you should hold out for a relationship that makes you truly happy.
See how the happiness levels of students in our online course vary depending on where they live.
A new book argues that America’s approach to raising adolescents is a mix of misunderstanding and contradiction.
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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...
- Northeast Foundation for Children
Northeast Foundation for Children is a non-profit educational organization that offers educators the Responsive Classroom...
- Center for Positive Organizational Scholarship
Based at the University of Michigan Business School, this is a networking community for researchers and practitioners...
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