When older and younger people form meaningful relationships, it improves both groups’ well-being.
Projects like Wikipedia are bringing diverse people together to work on shared goals—and scientists are studying the results.
In the wake of the Christchurch shootings, researchers and activists continue to work on fostering acceptance toward Muslims.
Pioneering psychologist Ed Diener explains how policymakers can facilitate the pursuit of happiness.
A high-five from a stranger, a hummingbird on a busy city street. Poet Ross Gay shares his own happiness practice: savoring the everyday…
In just a few decades, GLBT+ rights moved from the margins to the mainstream. Here's why.
It’s time for the Greater Goodies, honoring movies from the past year that exemplify human strengths and virtues.
A new book reviews some of the pressures girls face in today’s culture and what we can do to help them.
If Americans don’t learn to build bridges with each other, we may see more government shutdowns, lying, segregation—and even violence.
Battles rage on Facebook and Twitter—but their influence on real-world politics is subtler than you might think.
An innovative program in Colorado incorporates children’s ideas into city planning for friendlier, greener, and more inclusive spaces.
Do you fixate on your flaws and shortcomings? Our happiness guinea pig tries the opposite: focusing on her personal strengths.