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Articles: Altruists Have More SexBy Tom Jacobs | September 12, 2016
According to a new study, people who give more get more (if you know what we mean).
The research to date says yes—but only in certain conditions.
Articles: The Subversive Power of the KissBy Jeremy Adam Smith | February 11, 2016
A new wave of studies suggests that the rise of romantic kissing is linked to the changing roles of women.
Articles: Altruism is SexyBy Tom Jacobs | January 15, 2016
In a new study, a kind heart trumps good looks—but the combination of both is the most desirable of all.
Articles: Four Reasons to Stay SingleBy Juliana Breines | October 29, 2014
New studies suggest you should hold out for a relationship that makes you truly happy.
Articles: Is Kindness Physically Attractive?By Scott Barry Kaufman | October 15, 2014
A new study suggests that strengthening the content of your character can make you beautiful.
Sexual dysfunction among women is more pervasive than many realize. But research is revealing that non-judgmental, moment-to-moment awareness can help.
Raising Happiness: Greater Happiness in 5 Minutes a DayBy Christine Carter | September 10, 2012
How to teach kids loving-kindness meditation
Articles: How to Spot an AbuserBy Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton | April 12, 2012
Do you sometimes mistake psychological abuse for compatibility? Look to friends for help.
Videos and Podcasts: How Stress Hurts Men’s Sex LivesBy Robert M. Sapolsky | March 22, 2012
Combining wit with deep knowledge, the researcher and best-selling author explains why stress interferes with male sexual response.
Raising Happiness: Podcast: The Power of RomanceBy Christine Carter and Rona Renner | February 16, 2012
Why a little lovin' makes mom happy
Articles: Greater Good Sex Tips for GuysBy Jeremy Adam Smith | February 12, 2012
Jeremy Adam Smith offers three science-based sex tips for the emotionally intelligent gentleman.
Raising Happiness: Five Simple Sex Tips for ParentsBy Christine Carter | February 8, 2011
The happiest couples do the no-pants dance frequently.
Videos and Podcasts: The Power of RomanceBy Christine Carter and Rona Renner | February 7, 2011
Tips for improving your relationship—and your parenting!
Raising Happiness: Podcast: The Power of RomanceBy Rachel Lee | February 7, 2011
Why a little lovin' makes mom happy
A review of Is There Anything Good about Men?: How Cultures Flourish by Exploiting Men.
Raising Happiness: Daddy Wants a Little NookieBy Christine Carter | June 3, 2010
The science of happy marriages suggests (surprise!) many dads would probably choose sex over a material gift this Father's Day.
Raising Happiness: From My Experience: Rona Renner on MarriageBy Christine Carter | February 25, 2008
Hate crimes and hateful language are on the rise. What are you going to do about it?
Christine Carter explains how to shorten your to-do list and feel more motivated to tackle it, all at once.
Gifts should make us feel grateful—but sometimes we only feel guilty or obligated to reciprocate. Here are four ways to stay grateful.
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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”...
- Jeffrey J. Froh’s Laboratory for Gratitude in Youth
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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