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Articles: Why Your Creative Ideas Get IgnoredBy Jill Suttie | March 3, 2017
A new book explains why leaders can be so dismissive of creative ideas—and how to change this mindset.
Articles: Two Ways to Foster GritBy Vicki Zakrzewski | May 5, 2014
To help students learn to overcome obstacles in pursuit of long-term goals, educators should focus on developing cognitive and emotional skills.
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.
Mindful people might be happier because they have a better idea of who they are, suggests a new study.
Recent research suggests that the quest for constant bliss is misguided.
A new study suggests that small acts of creativity in everyday life increase our overall sense of well-being.
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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...
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This article on bystander intervention in emergency situations suggests that we are likely to help a “shabbily dressed”...
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Learn more about one of the leading researchers of gratitude.
- Expanding the Science and Practice of Gratitude
The GGSC’s new project which aims to expand the scientific database of gratitude and promote practices of gratitude in...
- The Research Project on Gratitude and Thankfulness
The Research Project on Gratitude and Thankfulness, co-directed by Robert A. Emmons and Michael E. McCullough, is a...
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