Tag: Psychology

 

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During the past year, actor and comedian Chris Rock took selfies every time he was pulled over by police, as anecdotal evidence of bias in traffic stops. Rock says this happened three times in two months.

Articles: How to Reduce Racial Profiling

By Jack Glaser | May 28, 2015

Evidence says that implicit racial bias influences police in deciding which cars to stop. But there's a better way, argues Jack Glaser.

 

Articles: The Cost of Blaming Parents

By Joshua Coleman, Carolyn Pape Cowan, Philip A. Cowan | December 23, 2014

Anger toward parents is still at the heart of a great deal of therapy. But has this approach gone too far?

 
In this presentation from the GGSC’s “Practicing Mindfulness & Compassion” conference, Paul Gilbert explains how we can wake up to compassion.

Videos and Podcasts: How Mindfulness Fosters Compassion

By Paul Gilbert | September 4, 2013

In this presentation from the GGSC’s “Practicing Mindfulness & Compassion” conference, Paul Gilbert explains how we can wake up to compassion.

 
Dacher Keltner explains why Darwin thought compassion is humans’ strongest instinct.

Videos and Podcasts: The Evolutionary Roots of Compassion

By Dacher Keltner | July 30, 2012

Dacher Keltner explains why Darwin thought compassion is humans’ strongest instinct.

 
Basic Books, 206 pages

Articles: Rainy Brain, Sunny Brain

By Jill Suttie | July 30, 2012

A new book explores what makes you optimistic or pessimistic—and how to build optimism as a skill.

 

Articles: How to Spot an Abuser

By Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton | April 12, 2012

Do you sometimes mistake psychological abuse for compatibility? Look to friends for help.

 
The author of How Pleasure Works explains why we do good and how to find true happiness.

Videos and Podcasts: Paul Bloom on Sex, George Clooney, and Other Pleasures

By The Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley | August 10, 2011

The author of How Pleasure Works explains why we do good and how to find true happiness.

 

Articles: Sex, George Clooney, and the Meaning of Life

By Michael Bergeisen | August 10, 2011

Paul Bloom discusses how the psychology of pleasure can explain what we like and why we do good--part of Greater Good's podcast series.

 

Raising Happiness: Tuesday Tip: Organize a Small Mess

By Christine Carter | April 12, 2011

One thing you can do today to be happier.

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: We See What We Believe

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: Does Religion Make Us Happier and Healthier?

 
Daniel Siegel explains the idea of “mindsight” and how it can promote mental health.

Videos and Podcasts: What is Mindsight?

By Daniel Siegel | October 31, 2010

Daniel Siegel explains the idea of “mindsight” and how it can promote mental health.

 
Daniel Siegel explains how mindsight can be taught to almost anyone, from young children to people in their 90s.

Videos and Podcasts: Teaching Mindsight

By Daniel Siegel | October 30, 2010

Daniel Siegel explains how mindsight can be taught to almost anyone, from young children to people in their 90s.

 
Daniel Siegel discusses how the interplay between our minds, our brains, and our relationships contribute to well-being.

Videos and Podcasts: The Triangle of Well-Being

By Daniel Siegel | October 29, 2010

Daniel Siegel discusses how the interplay between our minds, our brains, and our relationships contribute to well-being.

 
Daniel Siegel talks with Christine Carter about how mindsight relates to emotional intelligence, social intelligence, and mindfulness.

Videos and Podcasts: Mindsight vs. Emotional Intelligence

By Daniel Siegel | October 28, 2010

Daniel Siegel talks with Christine Carter about how mindsight relates to emotional intelligence, social intelligence, and mindfulness.

 

Articles: The Price of Perfection: A review of The Triple Bind

By Jill Suttie | June 2, 2009

 

Articles: The Tipping Point of Happiness: A Review of Positivity

By Jill Suttie | April 8, 2009

 

Articles: Darwin’s Touch: Survival of the Kindest

By Dacher Keltner | February 12, 2009

 

Articles: Ages, Faces and Emotion

By Christi Chidester | September 1, 2007

 

Articles: Hope on the Battlefield

By Lt. Col. Dave Grossman | June 1, 2007

Military leaders know a secret: The vast majority of people are overwhelmingly reluctant to take a human life.

 

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