Thank you. Gracias. Merci. Every language has a word for gratitude. But why do we feel it? How can we experience more of it? We revisit some…
Today, we wear masks to celebrate Halloween and ward off disease—but the mask has deep roots in human history. Here’s what masks mean to us.
They were childhood best friends until one came out as queer. Now, two college students reconnect and try to see the world through one another's eyes.
A new study investigates which components of an apology foster forgiveness and reconciliation between groups.
Challenge and crisis have shaped the lives of today's college students. Where do they go from here?
Follow these four steps to help students develop a sense of agency over social problems.
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Psychologist Nichola Raihani explains why cooperation breaks down and how we can work together for a better world.
Here are science-backed ways we can reduce hatred and division.
While votes for the 2020 election are counted, our contributors weigh in on what we as individuals can do now to preserve our well-being and…
Greater Good’s editors pick the most thought-provoking, practical, and inspirational science books of the year.
A multidisciplinary team of researchers is discovering what makes some societies more peaceful than others.
Bestselling author Michael Pollan tries to get more out of life by temporarily giving up one of his pleasures.
It’s time for the Greater Goodies, honoring movies from one of the most difficult years in living memory.
For International Women's Day, we gathered articles that aim to help women take care of themselves and each other, make a living, raise…
Fifty-seven scientists make predictions about potential positive and negative consequences of the pandemic.