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Research Digest Items/Studies: Reduce Prejudice? Yes, You Can
To greet the new year, Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton provides the best research-based tips for overcoming our differences.
Research Digest Items/Studies: The Key to Positive Interracial Interactions
Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton explains the difference between Juan Williams and Jesse Jackson.
Raising Happiness: The Science of HappinessBy Christine Carter | October 19, 2010
Check out this fun video about Greater Good Science Center scientists
Research Digest Items/Studies: Who Confronts Prejudice?
Research Digest Items/Studies: Reducing Stereotyping
Articles: The Perils of ColorblindnessBy Dottie Blais | September 13, 2010
Even well-intentioned teachers may hold unconscious racial biases, explains Dottie Blais. She offers research-based insights for fighting prejudice in the classroom.
Articles: The Egalitarian BrainBy David Amodio | August 31, 2010
Research on the neuroscience of prejudice is revealing how the brain can overcome our fears and racial biases, reports David Amodio.
Videos and Podcasts: Wanting “Yes” and Getting “No”By Fred Luskin | August 23, 2010
Fred Luskin explains that the essence of forgiveness is being resilient when things don’t go your way.
Research Digest Items/Studies: Isolation and Stigmatization
Articles: Warning: Racism Is Bad for Your HealthBy Elizabeth Page-Gould | August 3, 2010
Elizabeth Page-Gould explains that the targets of prejudice aren't the only ones harmed by it.
Research Digest Items/Studies: Racism Hurts Academic Performance
Research Digest Items/Studies: TV Racism Equals Real World Racism
Research Digest Items/Studies: Racism and Obesity
Articles: The Latest on Policing BiasBy Jason Marsh | May 27, 2010
A task force finds evidence of unconscious racial bias among law enforcement--and makes recommendations to curb it.
A giant in the field of social psychology draws on five decades of teaching and research to reveal the secrets of a fulfilling life to today's graduating seniors.
A new study finds that training in compassion makes us more altruistic—and explores the neuroscience behind why.
Feeling fed up and burned out, Dad? That may be a sign of progress, says Jeremy Adam Smith.
Tara Bennett-Goleman and Daniel Goleman explain the science behind "mind whispering"—a technique for overcoming self-defeating habits of mind.
Studies show giving makes people happy, and happiness makes people give--but not always. Elizabeth Dunn and Michael Norton offer three ways to help people feel good about giving.
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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...
- "From Jerusalem to Jericho"
This article on bystander intervention in emergency situations suggests that we are likely to help a “shabbily dressed”...
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The Center for Investigating Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, runs a state-of-the-art neuroscience...
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Northeast Foundation for Children is a non-profit educational organization that offers educators the Responsive Classroom...
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