A recent New York Times column suggests we have no choice but to ignore or excise racist imagery in children's books. But Jeremy Adam Smith offers another way, guided by research.
Tag: Growth Mindset
Tag: Growth Mindset
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Articles: How Creativity WorksBy Jeremy Adam Smith | April 10, 2012
Imagine author Jonah Lehrer explores how neuroscientific discoveries have helped us understand the ways we imagine new things.
What socks can teach us about intelligence and overcoming challenges.
Raising Happiness: Podcast: School Success Prep: Growth Mindset PraiseBy Christine Carter and Rona Renner | August 22, 2011
A review of the most powerful way to encourage learning
Videos and Podcasts: School Success Prep: Growth Mindset PraiseBy Christine Carter and Rona Renner | August 22, 2011
As we make our “Back to School” preparations, sometimes the thing we most need to refresh ourselves on is how to talk to kids about schoolwork. Part 2 of a 3 part back-to-school series.
Raising Happiness: Book Club: Raising Happiness, Ch. 6By Christine Carter | August 5, 2010
Practice, Practice, Practice
Raising Happiness: Book Club: Raising Happiness, Ch. 3By Christine Carter | July 15, 2010
Perfectionism is outdated
Raising Happiness: How To Make Your Kid into a PerfectionistBy Christine Carter | September 3, 2008
Raising Happiness: Teaching Gratitude in a Culture of EntitlementBy Christine Carter | November 16, 2007
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.
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.
A new documentary reveals the power of mindfulness and neuroplasticity. Bay Area residents can catch a screening tonight at Stanford University.
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Finds that feeling gratitude produces kind and helpful behavior, even when that behavior is costly to the individual actor.
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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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Based at the University of Michigan Business School, this is a networking community for researchers and practitioners...
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