Tag: Social Connections
Tag: Social Connections
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A study suggests how a sense of community can help at-risk pregnant women.
Research Digest Items/Studies: How to Combat Loneliness
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
Research Digest Items/Studies: Relationships Reduce Substance Abuse
Articles: The Hows of HappinessBy Jason Marsh | July 21, 2010
Seven research-tested strategies for a happier life.
Research Digest Items/Studies: Dulling the Pain of Exclusion
Videos and Podcasts: What Determines Happiness?By Sonja Lyubomirsky | July 15, 2010
Sonja Lyubomirsky sheds light on how much of our happiness is determined by our genes, and how much is within our power to control.
Articles: Happiness for a LifetimeBy Sonja Lyubomirsky | July 15, 2010
Sonja Lyubomirsky explains why helping others helps ourselves.
Research Digest Items/Studies: Social Support and Caregiver Burdern in Taiwan
Raising Happiness: Book Club: Raising Happiness, Ch. 2By Christine Carter | July 8, 2010
You can't do happiness alone.
Videos and Podcasts: Happiness for a LifetimeBy Sonja Lyubomirsky | July 5, 2010
Sonja Lyubomirsky discusses how helping others helps ourselves.
Research Digest Items/Studies: How to Support Your Partner
Research Digest Items/Studies: Children’s Social Relationships and Happiness
Research Digest Items/Studies: The Richness of Daily Activities
Research Digest Items/Studies: Happy People, Better Health
Articles: Go DeepBy Hanna Roen | June 10, 2010
Does your happiness depend on the types of conversations you have?
Articles: Missed SignalsBy Gregg Sparkman | May 24, 2010
A new study reveals the hidden costs of cosmetic surgery.
Research Digest Items/Studies: Parenting and Adolescent Behaviors
Most of the time, gratitude is good. But research finds that there are situations when "thank you" may be the wrong response.
It's easy to feel grateful when life is good, says Robert Emmons. But when disaster strikes, gratitude is worth the effort.
Job satisfaction is at record lows. What does it take to overcome the fear of change, especially in tough economic times?
These two books give us insights into how brain science can help us understand our nature, improve our lives, and help us empathize with those who may have memory lapses.
A new study finds that training in compassion makes us more altruistic—and explores the neuroscience behind why.
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.
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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...
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