The neural connection between gratitude and altruism is very deep, suggests new research.
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Greater Good's editors pick this year’s most thought-provoking, important, or useful nonfiction books on the science of a meaningful life.
Research suggests that, like food and sex, information is inherently rewarding to the brain.
According to a new study, we're less able to resonate with other people’s pain when we’re feeling down.
In Behave, Robert Sapolsky offers an inspired synthesis of how biology shapes human behavior—both the good and the bad.
Imagination is a powerful tool that can bring us more happiness on the job.