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The GGSC's Emiliana Simon-Thomas discusses her work with improving the emotional intelligence of Facebook interactions at the second compassion research day.

Articles: Ten New Scientific Findings About Facebook

By Katherine Thorson | May 30, 2014

Social science is just beginning to understand how Facebook has changed our social lives since it was born ten years ago.

 

Articles: Does Technology Cut Us Off from Other People?

By Lauren Klein | March 12, 2014

Three new studies paint a surprisingly complicated picture of the role of mobile devices in our social lives—and suggest steps we can take to make the most of technology.

 

Articles: Tech’s Best Feature: The Off Switch

By Tiffany Shlain | June 28, 2013

Our brains crave connection. But sometimes disconnecting from technology is the best way to reconnect with each other, and ourselves.

 
Arturo Bejar, a Facebook engineer who has been leading its "social reporting" project, speaking at Facebook's second Compassion Research Day on July 11.

Articles: Can Science Make Facebook More Compassionate?

By Jason Marsh | July 25, 2012

Facebook is confronting cyberbullying and online conflict. Can a team of researchers help boost kindness among the site's 900 million users?

 
The top line represents the "happiness" search volume index, 2004-2012. The bottom line shows how frequently "happiness" has turned up in Google News stories during the same period.

Articles: What We Google When We Google Love

By Jeremy Adam Smith | June 19, 2012

Internet searches for positive emotions and behaviors are increasing; searches for negative emotions are staying flat. We don't know why, but we know people are searching for what's good in humanity.

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: Why Facebook Might Hurt People with Low Self-Esteem

 

Raising Happiness: Tuesday Tip: Unplug

By Christine Carter | June 7, 2011

One thing you can do today to be happier.

 
Basic Books, 2011, 384 pages

Articles: From Our Bookshelf: Taking Compassion Offline

By Whitney Patterson | March 24, 2011

A round-up of recent books on the effects new technologies have on our emotional lives.

 

Raising Happiness: Borrowing Time for Bliss

By Christine Carter | July 11, 2010

Putting time for yourself on the calendar is a little like scheduling sex: Once it’s a task, the joy is sucked right out of it.

 
The Greater Good Science Center’s faculty director discusses “the science of a meaningful life”: how to raise compassionate kids, reduce greed and selfishness, and find true happiness.

Videos and Podcasts: Dacher Keltner on the Science of a Meaningful Life

By The Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley | July 1, 2010

The Greater Good Science Center’s faculty director discusses “the science of a meaningful life”: how to raise compassionate kids, reduce greed and selfishness, and find true happiness.

 

Raising Happiness: Taking My Own Advice

By Christine Carter | June 28, 2010

I just disabled the function that allows me to check email on my mobile phone.

 

Articles: Better Together: A review of The Lonely American

By Jill Suttie | June 18, 2009

 
PeaceMaker video game co-producers Asi Burak (left) and Eric Brown (right), with Laurie Eisenberg, a professor at Carnegie Mellon University who has served as an advisor on the game

Articles: Digital Diplomacy

By Kathy M. Newman | March 1, 2006

In an industry often criticized for promoting sex and violence, a new video game helps users bring peace to the Middle East. But will anyone want to play?

 

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