Tag: Learning

 

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Articles: How to Be a Lifelong Learner

By Kira M. Newman | April 20, 2017

The instructor of the world’s most popular MOOC explores how to change your life through the power of learning—and why you have more potential than you think.

 

Articles: Learning Might Buffer Brain Against Addiction

By Yasmin Anwar | August 7, 2015

A new study challenges the idea that addiction might be hardwired in our brains.

 
This essay is based on Mindfulness for Teachers: Simple Skills for Peace and Productivity in the Classroom (WW Norton, 2015).

Articles: Seven Ways Mindfulness Can Help Teachers

By Patricia Jennings | March 30, 2015

Patricia A. Jennings explains why teachers should cultivate moment-to-moment awareness of thoughts, feelings, and surroundings.

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: Does Music Make Us Smarter?

 

Raising Happiness: Tuesday Tip: Embrace a Mistake

By Christine Carter | May 3, 2011

One thing you can do today to be happier.

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: How Long Do Exercise Benefits Last?

 
No need to read at your desk.

Raising Happiness: Study Skills 2010: Not What You Think They Are

By Christine Carter | September 12, 2010

The study skills your kid needs are easier than you think. Thank goodness.

 

Raising Happiness: Is Sleep the Most Important Happiness Habit?

By Christine Carter | January 27, 2010

 

Raising Happiness: Not Shocked—Research Parents Can Learn From

By Christine Carter | January 14, 2010

 

Raising Happiness: Cheater, Cheater, Pumpkin Eater

By Christine Carter | November 20, 2009

 

Raising Happiness: Raising Cheaters

By Christine Carter | March 24, 2009

 

Raising Happiness: Let Your Kids Fail

By Christine Carter | November 2, 2007

 

Raising Happiness: The Right Way to Praise Kids

By Christine Carter | October 25, 2007

 

Raising Happiness: Achievement Doesn’t Matter

By Christine Carter | October 19, 2007

 

Raising Happiness: The Psychology of Success

By Christine Carter | October 8, 2007

 

Articles: Happiness is a Flaming Lip

By Jason Marsh | March 1, 2007

 

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How Pleasure Works By Paul Bloom Bloom explores a broad range of human pleasures from food to sex to religion to music. Bloom argues that human pleasure is not purely an instinctive, superficial, sensory reaction; it has a hidden depth and complexity.

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