These are the most recent things on the site for the tag: Parenting. You can view more tags here.
Articles: Playing the Blame GameBy Jeremy Adam Smith | Spring 2008
Video games stand accused of causing obesity, violence, and lousy grades. But new research paints a surprisingly complicated and positive picture, reports Jeremy Adam smith.
Articles: The Postpartum BrainBy Anna Abramson, Dawn Rouse | Spring 2008
New research casts light on the depression and troubling thoughts many mothers experience after childbirth. And it may help erase some of the stigma they feel says Anna J. Abramson
Articles: Confessions of an Anxious ParentBy Jill Suttie | Spring 2008
Are today’s parents afraid to let their kids play on their own? Jill Suttie tries to strike a balance between safety, freedom, and success.
Raising Happiness: From My Experience: Rona Renner on MarriageBy Christine Carter | February 25, 2008
Videos and Podcasts: Emotional LiteracyBy Christine Carter | January 1, 2008
The introduction to a discussion series between Christine Carter and Kelly Corrigan about cultivating happiness in children.
Raising Happiness: How do you really feel about the holidays?By Christine Carter | December 13, 2007
Raising Happiness: Materialism v. Altruism During the HolidaysBy Christine Carter | December 6, 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.
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.
Greater Good Events
University of California, Berkeley
Clark Kerr Campus
Friday, June 28 - Wednesday, July 3, 2013
The GGSC’s six-day Summer Institute will equip educators with social-emotional learning tools that will benefit both students and teachers. Registration is now closed.
» ALL EVENTS
Take a Greater Good Quiz!
How compassionate are you? How generous, grateful, or forgiving? Find out!» TAKE A QUIZ
Dr. Christine Carter's blog on the science of raising happy kids.» READ MORE
Watch Greater Good Videos
Talks by inspiring speakers like Jon Kabat-Zinn, Dacher Keltner, and Barbara Fredrickson.Watch
Greater Good Resources
- "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...
Book of the Week
» READ MORE
SponsorsSpecial thanks to
The Quality of Life Foundation for its support of the Greater Good Science Center
Emotional Intelligence and Social Intelligence