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Articles: Here’s How Grateful You AreBy Gregg Sparkman | February 29, 2012
The results are in from the Greater Good gratitude quiz. Seems like you've been keeping a gratitude journal, haven't you?
Articles: Five Collaboration Tips from IntrovertsBy Genevieve DeGuzman | February 1, 2012
Collaboration and open-plan offices are trendy. But in the rush to tear down walls, are we forgetting the virtues of solitude?
Researcher R. Keith Sawyer looks to comedians and jazz groups for 10 keys to more creative, successful teams in the office, on the field, and beyond.
Articles: How Childcare Boosts Social CapitalBy Meera Lee Sethi | January 18, 2012
New research says mothers using childcare can reap social, psychological, and financial rewards.
Articles: Smarts and StaminaBy Jill Suttie | January 12, 2012
A new book provides 50 tips to help busy people improve their health, one step at a time.
Articles: How to Get Doctors to Give a HandBy Melissa Janson | October 26, 2011
Study suggests appealing to altruism increases hand washing in hospitals.
Research Digest Items/Studies: Bad Mood, Good Deeds
Research Digest Items/Studies: How Can We Become More Engaged at Work?
Research Digest Items/Studies: The Benefits of Bringing Work Home
Raising Happiness: Inspiration for ParentsBy Christine Carter | June 9, 2011
Everyday things that make my heart soar.
Raising Happiness: Helping Kids Deal with StressBy Christine Carter | June 1, 2011
Read the latest Raising Happiness newsletter.
Raising Happiness: My UC Berkeley Commencement SpeechBy Christine Carter | May 18, 2011
Brief advice for a life well-lived
Research Digest Items/Studies: Managers with Empathy Might Improve Employee Health
Raising Happiness: April Newsletter: Christine Carter on the Daily Show with Jon Stewart!By Christine Carter | April 27, 2011
Raising Happiness v. Tiger Mothering
Articles: Can We Find Happiness at Work?By Michael Bergeisen | April 1, 2011
Srikumar Rao, the “happiness guru” of the business world, discusses his ideas for finding joy and meaning in your job--part of Greater Good's podcast series.
Greater Good's Jason Marsh writes on CNN.com that sharing the latest Mega Millions jackpot might bring the winners more happiness than keeping the prize all to themselves.
Videos and Podcasts: Srikumar Rao on Happiness at WorkBy The Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley | March 30, 2011
The “happiness guru” of the business world discusses his ideas for finding joy and meaning in your job.
Raising Happiness: Brene Brown: In Support of an Ordinary ChildhoodBy Christine Carter | March 9, 2011
Our children are vulnerable. Let’s embrace that.
Emma Seppala explains how compassionate workplaces are good for employee health and the corporate bottom line.
A new report finds that fitting work with family isn't just a women's issue. Jeremy Adam Smith offers 10 tips for helping fathers to navigate a changing landscape at home and on the job.
A new study shows how seeking happiness at the right time may be more important than seeking happiness all the time.
Results from the Greater Good "Love of Humanity" quiz.
A Q&A with visionary educator John Hunter, creator of the World Peace Game.
An essay in this week’s New Yorker argues that we don't have enough empathy to go around. But new research says we can keep renewing and expanding our feeling for others.
Greater Good Events
University of California, Berkeley
Clark Kerr Campus
Friday, June 28 - Wednesday, July 3, 2013
The GGSC’s six-day Summer Institute will equip educators with social-emotional learning tools that will benefit both students and teachers. Registration is now closed.
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Greater Good Resources
- "Gratitude and Prosocial Behavior"
Finds that feeling gratitude produces kind and helpful behavior, even when that behavior is costly to the individual actor.
- "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”...
- Center for Investigating Healthy Minds
The Center for Investigating Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, runs a state-of-the-art neuroscience...
- Northeast Foundation for Children
Northeast Foundation for Children is a non-profit educational organization that offers educators the Responsive Classroom...
- Center for Positive Organizational Scholarship
Based at the University of Michigan Business School, this is a networking community for researchers and practitioners...
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