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Articles: Do Givers Get Ahead?By Jill Suttie | May 1, 2013
It's the givers, not the takers, who thrive the most in business, argues a new book.
In an excerpt from his new book, psychologist Louis Cozolino applies the lessons of social neuroscience to the classroom.
Articles: Five Life Lessons from “56 Up”By Jeremy Adam Smith | March 9, 2013
The "Up" documentaries have followed 14 people from ages seven to 56—and in the process illustrated recent discoveries about the science of a meaningful life.
New research says parental help for young adults is normal—and it may now be necessary.
We round up the most-read Greater Good articles from the past year—and point to 15 more you ought to consider reading.
Articles: Parenting for Authentic Success?By Jill Suttie | December 21, 2012
Madeline Levine's new book tries to help parents resist entering their kids in the rat race.
Articles: Is Character the Key to Success?By Vicki Zakrzewski | September 26, 2012
An interview with Paul Tough reveals that there's more to academic success than just, well...academics.
Raising Happiness: Greater Happiness in 5 Minutes a DayBy Christine Carter | September 10, 2012
How to teach kids loving-kindness meditation
Raising Happiness: How to Raise an Olympic AthleteBy Christine Carter | August 13, 2012
Athletic success can be influenced by parenting
Articles: Happiness is about Respect, not RichesBy Stacey Kennelly | July 13, 2012
A study shows that admiration from peers—not wealth or economic status—is what really makes us happy.
Articles: Five Collaboration Tips from IntrovertsBy Genevieve DeGuzman | February 1, 2012
Collaboration and open-plan offices are trendy. But in the rush to tear down walls, are we forgetting the virtues of solitude?
Researcher R. Keith Sawyer looks to comedians and jazz groups for 10 keys to more creative, successful teams in the office, on the field, and beyond.
Raising Happiness: The Power of the Compassionate ImaginationBy Christine Carter | October 31, 2011
Raising Happiness: Podcast: To sign up—or not to sign up?By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | September 29, 2011
How to decide which activities to keep--and which to scrap
Videos and Podcasts: To sign up—or not to sign up?By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | September 29, 2011
Rona and I discuss the “decision tree” I use for deciding whether or not to sign my kids up for another activity. Here are a few questions you can ask yourself to keep stress—and feelings of being too busy—at bay in your household.
Articles: Does SEL Make the Grade?By Jill Suttie | September 20, 2011
Fueled by new research, the social-emotional learning movement is building momentum. Is it enough to make American schools change their course?
Raising Happiness: How Happy are Your Kids’ Friends’ Friends’ Friends?By Christine Carter | September 19, 2011
It matters MUCH more than you think.
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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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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