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Articles: Why Inequality Is Bad for the One Percent

By Jason Marsh | September 25, 2012

What Mitt Romney’s “47 percent” video reveals about the links between inequality, compassion, and happiness.

 

Articles: Happiness is about Respect, not Riches

By Stacey Kennelly | July 13, 2012

A study shows that admiration from peers—not wealth or economic status—is what really makes us happy.

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: Nurturing Moms Are Better than Money

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: Community Ties Help Low-Income Children’s Health

 

Articles: You Can’t Buy Empathy

By Jason Marsh | December 14, 2010

New research suggests the rich have a hard time reading others' emotions.

 

Articles: Social Connections Keep Pregnant Moms Healthy

By Eliana Osborn | December 6, 2010

A study suggests how a sense of community can help at-risk pregnant women.

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: How to Start Addressing Achievement Gaps

 

Articles: The Poor Give More

By Jason Marsh | August 11, 2010

A new study finds that the rich are less altruistic

 

Articles: Unnatural Causes

By Jason Marsh | April 29, 2008

 

Articles: Burdens of Power

By Sarina Rodrigues | December 1, 2007

The Psychology of Power: Methods

 
Nadine Burke at work in San Francisco's Bayview Child Health Center. "Power plays a huge role in my work," she says.

Articles: Power Sickness

By Eve Ekman | December 1, 2007

Feeling powerless harms our health, reports Eve Ekman. What can we do about it?

 

Articles: The Way We Were vs. The Way We Are

By Jeremy Adam Smith | August 14, 2007

 

Articles: Schools without Beauty

By Jonathan Kozol | September 1, 2005

What message are we sending kids when their classrooms are an “insult to aesthetics”?

 

Articles: The Chauffeur’s Dilemma

By Arlie Hochschild | September 1, 2005

The rich are getting richer and the poor are getting left behind. Why don’t more people stick up for fellow citizens facing hard times? Because, argues Arlie Hochschild, empathy is being squeezed from the American way of life.

 

Articles: Book Review: Leave No Child Behind

By Matthew Wheeland | March 1, 2005

by James Comer
Yale University Press, 2004, 352 pages

 

Articles: The Cost of Apathy

By Jason Marsh | September 1, 2004

An interview with Robert Reich.

 

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    August 27, 2014

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