Seven separate studies by GGSC-affiliated researchers find that upper-class people are more likely to break laws and social customs.
Tag: Social Justice
Tag: Social Justice
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New research suggests that evolution selects for altruism, not greed.
Raising Happiness: Podcast: HOW to Be Involved in OccupyBy Christine Carter and Rona Renner | February 2, 2012
Even if we are really busy, parents can still contribute.
Videos and Podcasts: HOW to Be Involved in OccupyBy Christine Carter and Rona Renner | February 2, 2012
Parents today are busier than ever—which makes it hard to get involved in national movements like Occupy. Here are three ways to make a difference.
Raising Happiness: Podcast: WHY to Be Involved in the Occupy Wall St. MovementBy Christine Carter and Rona Renner | January 26, 2012
Why this movement is still important
Videos and Podcasts: WHY to Be Involved in the Occupy Wall St. MovementBy Christine Carter and Rona Renner | January 26, 2012
Why your involvement matters for your children’s happiness—even if you feel the problems are overwhelming. In this podcast, I reference Martin Luther King, Jr.‘s Principles of Nonviolence; those principles can be found here.
New research by GGSC graduate fellow Jennifer Stellar finds that upper classes are less able to recognize suffering.
Raising Happiness: Occupy Parenting, Part 2By Christine Carter | December 11, 2011
How to make the world better for our children
Raising Happiness: Occupy Parenting, Part 1By Christine Carter | December 5, 2011
Why parents must support the movement
Raising Happiness: Podcast: Occupy: Should the Kids be Involved?By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | November 10, 2011
What social justice has to do with happiness
Videos and Podcasts: Occupy: Should the Kids be Involved?By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | November 10, 2011
This week Rona and I discuss how and why to talk to kids about the Occupy Wall Street movement, and why giving them a broader understanding can boost their happiness (and ours!).
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.
Results from the Greater Good "Love of Humanity" quiz.
A Q&A with visionary educator John Hunter, creator of the World Peace Game.
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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”...
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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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Based at the University of Michigan Business School, this is a networking community for researchers and practitioners...
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