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Articles: How to Rebuild TrustBy Anahid Modrek | October 11, 2010
A recent study suggests that our beliefs about human nature strongly influence how trusting we are.
Articles: Hands On Research: The Science of TouchBy Dacher Keltner | September 29, 2010
Dacher Keltner explains how compassion is literally at our fingertips.
Research Digest Items/Studies: The Limits of the “Love Hormone”
Articles: Why We Knew Roger Clemens Was LyingBy Jason Marsh | August 23, 2010
His body language betrayed him.
Research Digest Items/Studies: Why Are You Smiling at Me?
Articles: Brain TrustBy Michael Kosfeld | September 1, 2008
Trust is not irrational or illusory, explains Michael Kosfeld. It’s a biologically-based part of human nature.
Articles: In Faces We TrustBy Anna Abramson | September 1, 2008
First impressions can decisively shape political elections, says Anna J. Abramson. What does that say about democracy?
Articles: The Greatest TestBy Emilie Raguso | September 1, 2008
Forgiveness improves health and strengthens relationships. But can it help heal the scars of civil war?
Articles: America’s Trust FallBy Jeremy Adam Smith, Pamela Paxton | September 1, 2008
Trust is essential to strong relationships and a healthy society, but it has been declining for decades, report Pamela Paxton and Jeremy Adam Smith. How can America learn to trust again?
Articles: Surviving BetrayalBy Joshua Coleman | September 1, 2008
Romantic betrayal is traumatizing, says psychologist Joshua Coleman. But couples can learn to trust again.
Can we stop bullying? Signe Whitson says yes—by consistently reaching out to both children who bully and those who are bullied.
An annotated bibliography of studies of mindfulness in education.
SEL doesn't just change the teaching—it changes the teachers and the students. Here are their stories.
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- "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”...
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The Center for Investigating Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, runs a state-of-the-art neuroscience...
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Northeast Foundation for Children is a non-profit educational organization that offers educators the Responsive Classroom...
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