There might be a good reason for our obsession with the dark side—it can help us guard against it.
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A new study suggests that self-compassion makes you hold yourself to a higher standard of morality.
Looking back at 10 years of writing about the science of human goodness for Greater Good, Jeremy Adam Smith discovers that the bad and…
A neuroscientist suggests an alternative to the New Year’s resolution.
A recent study suggests how acts of kindness can have a far-reaching ripple effect.
We all have an inner hero, argues Philip Zimbardo. Here's how to find it.
Philip Zimbardo argues that there are no fixed boundaries between "good" and "bad" people.
The legendary psychologist explores how good people can do evil things and argues that we all possess an inner hero.