A new book summarizes the findings from a famous happiness study that began in the 1930s—and explains how you can be happier.
American police are not well trained compared to those in other countries. That needs to change if we want to prevent incidents like the one…
The killing of Tyre Nichols complicates a common narrative: that the key to countering racism in our institutions is simply to diversify.
Why do some songs send chills down your spine or give you goosebumps? We explore the science of how music induces awe—and how that affects…
Researchers have discovered how our personality and attachment style may influence the songs we like—and how music has changed over time.
This month, see the beauty and goodness in others.
A new study suggests that forgiving past transgressions could help us see people in a better light.
Some types of expectations can set you up for disappointment. Research suggests ways to stay optimistic but still realistic.
Sometimes it's hard to just accept people for who they are. Here's how to be at peace with someone, faults and all.
Many of us are feeling a bit lonelier these days. These tips may help—some involving other people, and some you can follow all by yourself.
Our team names the most provocative and influential findings published during this past year.
Ruminating about your relationship isn't a healthy way to solve any problems—and it may be a way to avoid your real feelings.
Greater Good’s editors pick the most thought-provoking, practical, and inspirational science books of the year.
When work and life feel like they're in conflict, we can set boundaries and take steps toward better work-life integration.
Here are some ideas for cost-free activities and traditions that can bring you delight, connection, and happiness this time of year.
Our brain's cognitive biases enable us to put off important tasks, even though it hurts us later. But are there benefits to procrastination?