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Articles: How Power Shapes TrustBy Martin Reimann, Oliver Schilke | October 9, 2015
A new study suggests that people with less power actually tend to put more faith in others.
Articles: Should We Trust Positive Psychology?By Robert Biswas-Diener | October 7, 2015
Studies of human strengths are not being replicated. Does the field face a crisis—or an opportunity?
Articles: How Bias Warps Criminal JusticeBy Jill Suttie | September 22, 2015
A new book explains the science of implicit bias.
Never take a study at face value, including one you read about in Greater Good!
Our kids' lives are not our lives. Once you recognize that fact, says Christine Carter, you can start the conversation.
Articles: How is Technology Shaping Romance?By Jill Suttie | August 12, 2015
Funnyman Asiz Ansari has written a serious, thoughtful book about online dating, and it's pretty good.
When it comes to romance, do you trust your gut? That might not always be the best approach.
Oakland’s assistant police chief says that law enforcement must work hard to reduce implicit bias and create a new path for police-community relations. But the problem is not intractable.
Rick Hanson asks: What kind of life would it be, never to rain on a parade, your own or anyone else’s?
Articles: Why Cynicism Can Hold You BackBy Kira M. Newman | June 11, 2015
A new study suggests that distrusting human nature can actually hurt your income. The reason why might surprise you!
Touch between humans can build trust and cooperation. But how do we feel when we touch machines?
Articles: The Place of Care in the EconomyBy Jill Suttie | May 4, 2015
A new book brings economists, scientists, and Buddhists together to explore the spiritual dimensions of the economy.
Articles: How Touch Shapes EmotionBy Jill Suttie | March 31, 2015
A new book explores the science of touch, and finds that it is inextricably linked to how we feel and communicate.
Articles: How to Build Trust in SchoolsBy Vicki Zakrzewski | February 19, 2015
Education reform efforts often undermine trust in schools, but research points to another way.
Articles: Four Ways Music Strengthens Social BondsBy Jill Suttie | January 15, 2015
Why would human evolution have given us music? New research says the answer may lie in our drive to connect.
Articles: What is a Good Life?By Jill Suttie | October 1, 2014
A new book explores what we know and don’t yet know about human nature and the role of the environment in shaping our moral character.
Articles: The Social ArtistBy Jill Suttie | September 23, 2014
A new book argues that creativity can be—and often is—a social endeavor, rather than the work of a lone genius.
Videos and Podcasts: What is Love? What is Trust?By Jack Kornfield | September 5, 2014
In a conversation at the Greater Good Gratitude Summit, Jack Kornfield and Brother David explore the definitions and relationship of love and trust.
Articles: Six Skillful Ways to Deal with DisasterBy Linda Graham | September 4, 2014
Practical tools and resources for helping cope with the challenges and crises of our lives.
Laura Pinger and Lisa Flook share their lessons from creating a "kindness curriculum" for young students.
Richard Davidson, founder of the Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, explains what he sees as the four science-based keys to well-being.
Christine Carter calls for a new conception of the “ideal worker"—one that doesn't involve working long hours.
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