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Articles: The Benefits of IntroversionBy Jill Suttie | May 15, 2012
Do extroverts rule the world? A new book makes the case for some alone time.
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Articles: Book Review: LonelinessBy Jill Suttie | December 1, 2008
by John T. Cacioppo and William Patrick
W.W. Norton & Company, 2008, 317 pages
Articles: Seeing HumanBy Meera Lee Sethi | June 1, 2008
Human beings have a deep-seated tendency to humanize everything around them. Is it delusion—or a natural and healthy response to loneliness?
Articles: Connecting through CompassionBy Charles Garfield | March 1, 2004
For three decades Charles Garfield has trained volunteers to care compassionately for strangers. He shares what he’s learned about the extraordinary deeds of ordinary people.
If we want our students to become happy adults, research suggests that schools should focus more on students' well-being than academic success.
A new study of five year olds reveals what forces stop us from helping people in need—and what we can do to overcome them.
There might be a solution to implicit racial bias, argues Rhonda Magee: cultivating moment-to-moment awareness of thoughts, feelings, and surroundings.
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