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Five-year-old Will in a scene from Free the Mind.

Articles: Free the Mind: Hope after Trauma

By Jason Marsh | May 17, 2013

A new documentary reveals the power of mindfulness and neuroplasticity. Bay Area residents can catch a screening tonight at Stanford University.

 
Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2012, 196 pages.

Articles: Beautiful Souls

By Jill Suttie | April 9, 2012

A new book about acts of conscience lends insight to The Hunger Games phenomenon.

 

Articles: Steven Pinker’s War and Peace, Abridged

By Steven Pinker | October 20, 2011

If you're curious about Steven Pinker's massive new book, check out this Greater Good essay for a distilled version.

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: Why Some Child Soldiers Don’t Develop PTSD

 

Articles: Treating the Wounds of War

By Barbara L. Niles, Amy K. Silberbogen, Julie Klunk-Gillis | May 19, 2010

How mindfulness is helping veterans adjust to life on the home front.

 

Articles: Military Intelligence Meets Emotional Intelligence

By Jason Marsh | August 18, 2009

 

Articles: Why Is There Peace?

By Steven Pinker | April 1, 2009

Violence is declining, argues psychologist Steven Pinker. What are we doing right?

 
The Semai people of Malaysia have a long history of nonviolent conflict resolution.

Articles: Worlds Without War

By Douglas P. Fry | March 1, 2008

An Idea For The Greater Good

 

Articles: The Socially Intelligent Superpower

By Jason Marsh | December 1, 2007

An Interview with Foreign Policy Expert Anne-Marie Slaughter

 

Articles: Book Review: The Sutras of Abu Ghraib

By Alix Johnson | December 1, 2007

By Aidan Delgado
Beacon Press, 2007, 228 pages

 
Women and children are reunited with their families after being imprisoned by Serb authorities during the Bosnian civil war

Articles: Courage Under Fire

By Svetlana Broz | September 1, 2006

When the Bosnian civil war broke out, Svetlana Broz searched for the humanity behind the horrific headlines. She found stories of people who risked their lives to help victims of the war—and who inspired others to follow their example.

 
Interview subjects of the People on War project from South Africa.

Articles: In Search of the Moral Voice

By Jason Marsh | March 1, 2004

What makes some people display altruism and compassion in the midst of war? Two researchers are trying to find out.

 

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    If adults want to raise caring kids, research suggests they might need to start by examining the mixed messages they’re sending to kids.

  

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