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Articles: Need a Kidney? Go to a Happy State

By Craig L Anderson | June 13, 2014

A new study suggests that feelings of happiness might actually spur extraordinary acts of altruism.

 
W.W. Norton, 290 pages

Articles: Adventures in the Strange Science of Sleep

By Jill Suttie | October 3, 2012

In his new book Dreamland, David K. Randall reveals the scientific and personal importance of sleep—and provides some tips to get more of it.

 

Articles: The Genetics of Happiness

By Stacey Kennelly | June 29, 2012

A new study of twins sheds light on the complex links between biology and happiness.

 

Articles: Does Inequality Make Us Unhappy?

By Carmen Sobczak | July 26, 2011

A new study suggests Americans' happiness declines when there’s a wider gap between rich and poor.

 

Articles: How Has the Recession Affected Our Happiness?

By Jennifer Stellar | June 28, 2011

A recent survey looks at the link between money and happiness during hard times.

 
This week my children are off at a very outdoorsy sleepaway camp—I’m excited for them to be outside nearly constantly for two weeks!  One reason why I’m willing to part with them this summer is that I know that their health and happiness will benefit from their time spent in nature.

Videos and Podcasts: Do Your Kids Have “Nature Deficit Disorder?”

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | June 27, 2011

This week my children are off at a very outdoorsy sleepaway camp—I’m excited for them to be outside nearly constantly for two weeks!  One reason why I’m willing to part with them this summer is that I know that their health and happiness will benefit from their time spent in nature.

 

Raising Happiness: Podcast: Do Your Kids Have “Nature Deficit Disorder?”

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | June 26, 2011

The benefits of a summer spent outdoors

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: Why the World’s Poor are Happier than You Think

 
Martin Seligman

Articles: Is Happiness Overrated?

By Jason Marsh | May 17, 2011

The founder of positive psychology zeroes in on what really matters.

 

Raising Happiness: Tuesday Tip: Flex your generosity muscle

By Christine Carter | May 17, 2011

One thing you can do today to be happier.

 
“What we do at the individual level really does affect the global environment.”

Raising Happiness: Watching the Crisis in Japan: Feeling Good While Others Suffer

By Christine Carter | March 23, 2011

Compassion is a positive emotion—just like happiness.

 

Articles: Want Happy Workers? Sometimes a Plant is Enough

By Andrew Lewis | January 11, 2011

Refuting the management experts, a recent study suggests employees should be free to decorate their own workspaces.

 
Robert Emmons shares the results of his research on gratitude: better health, more happiness, and stronger connections to others.

Videos and Podcasts: The Benefits of Gratitude

By Robert Emmons | November 13, 2010

Robert Emmons shares the results of his research on gratitude: better health, more happiness, and stronger connections to others.

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: The Keys to a Good Night’s Sleep

 

Articles: The Poor Give More

By Jason Marsh | August 11, 2010

A new study finds that the rich are less altruistic

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: Dulling the Pain of Exclusion

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: How to Promote Emotional Well-Being after a Brain Injury

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: How to Handle Our Emotions

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: Empathy and the Face vs. the Voice

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: Social Networks and the Effects of Unemployment

 

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