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Articles: Why Storytelling Skills Matter for African-American Kids

By Nicole Gardner-Neblett | March 9, 2017

For African-American students, storytelling skills directly predict their early reading skills.

 

Articles: What Will the Theme of Your Life Be in 2017?

By Kira M. Newman | December 30, 2016

As you set goals for the new year, take a moment to consider your larger life narrative.

 

Articles: How to Find Happiness When You Reflect on the Past Year

By Kira M. Newman | December 29, 2016

According to a new study, reminiscing about certain types of experiences could boost your well-being.

 

Articles: Why Can’t We Remember Our Early Childhood?

By Jeanne Shinskey | July 26, 2016

Research into "childhood amnesia" sheds light on how memories are formed and maintained.

 

Articles: The Science of the Story

By Jeremy Adam Smith | June 8, 2016

We know in our gut when we’re hearing a good story—and research is starting to explain why.

 
Can Don Draper from the TV series Mad Men increase your emotional intelligence?

Articles: Watching TV Can Boost Emotional Intelligence

By Tom Jacobs | October 2, 2015

A new study finds that watching high-quality television dramas can increase our ability to read other people's emotions.

 
GGSC director Dacher Keltner

Articles: How the GGSC Helped Turn Pixar “Inside Out”

By Yasmin Anwar | June 19, 2015

Greater Good Science Center director Dacher Keltner provided scientific advice to Pixar's new family film.

 

Articles: How Stories Change the Brain

By Paul J. Zak | December 17, 2013

Paul Zak's research is uncovering how stories shape our brains, tie strangers together, and move us to be more empathic and generous.

 
Houghton, Mifflin, Harcourt, 2012, 272 pages

Articles: The Storytelling Animal

By Jill Suttie | June 13, 2012

A new book explores how stories make us human.

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: A Good Story Can Be Good for Your Health

 

Articles: Imagine This

By Katie Goldsmith | December 8, 2009

 

Articles: What Movies Make You Happy?

By Jeremy Adam Smith | September 1, 2009

Jeremy Adam Smith shares the 10 films that inspire and elevate him. What are yours?

 

Articles: And they all lived happily ever after…

By Katie Goldsmith | July 2, 2009

 

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