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Articles: Global CompassionBy Paul Ekman | Winter 2009
A conversation between the Dalai Lama and Paul Ekman
Articles: Book Review: The Cure WithinBy Mirka Knaster | Summer 2008
The Cure Within: A history of mind-body medicine
By Anne Harrington, W. W. Norton, 2008, 354 pages
Articles: Book Review: Forgive For loveBy Meera Lee Sethi | Spring 2008
Forgive For love: The missing ingredient for a healthy and lasting relationship
By Fred Luskin
HarperOne, 2007, 240 pages
Articles: Book Review: The Happiness HypothesisBy Christine Carter | Spring/Summer 2006
By Jonathan Haidt
Basic Books, 2006, 297 pages
A review of Happiness: Lessons From a New Science by Richard Layard and Happiness: The Science Behind Your Smile by Daniel Nettle
By Marc Ian Barasch
Rodale, 2005, 367 pages
Articles: Feeling Like PartnersBy Philip A. Cowan, Carolyn P. Cowan, Neera Mehta | Fall/Winter 2005-06
When it comes to romantic relationships, empathy is essential, but it isn’t always easy, say family researchers Philip A. Cowan, Carolyn Pape Cowan, and Neera Mehta. They explain the obstacles couples face—and how to overcome them.
Articles: Book Review: Coming to Our SensesBy Pat Soberanis | Spring/Summer 2005
by Jon Kabat-Zinn
Hyperion, 2005, 631 pages
Articles: Caring for the CaregiversBy Sarita Tukarama | Fall 2004
To help teachers deal with the stress of their job, new programs are drawing on some unconventional—and research-tested—techniques.
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.
New research suggests that cutting back on life’s pleasures helps us enjoy them significantly more.
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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- "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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