Why We Need Friends with Shared Interests (The Science of Happiness podcast)
She's the world's leading animal behaviorist and an Autism advocacy leader. Guest Temple Grandin shares what kind of support systems led her…
Why Diversity Didn’t Save Tyre Nichols
The killing of Tyre Nichols complicates a common narrative: that the key to countering racism in our institutions is simply to diversify.
How Awe Brings Us Together (The Science of Happiness podcast)
Feeling awe changes your brain. In our first episode in a series about the science of awe, we explore how awe can make you a better friend,…
Our Favorite Parenting Books of 2022
Greater Good picks our favorite books to help parents and their kids be courageous, resilient, and trustworthy.
What Stories Do Teens Want to See in Movies and TV?
A new survey finds that teens are interested in hopeful, uplifting content and diverse stories in the entertainment they watch.
Episode 127: How Humor Helps Us Cope
Hardships in life are a given, but what if we found a way to laugh about them? Our guest shares how he's used humor to cope with the deepest…
Happiness Break: Restore Through Silence
When was the last time you spent a moment savoring silence? Tricia Hersey, aka The Nap Bishop, guides us through an appreciation of silence…
Why Are Asian Americans Being Attacked and What Can You Do About It?
Here are science-backed ways we can reduce hatred and division.
What Can We Do Now?
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…
Our Favorite Books of 2020
Greater Good’s editors pick the most thought-provoking, practical, and inspirational science books of the year.
Eleven Films That Highlight the Best in Humanity
It’s time for the Greater Goodies, honoring movies from the past year that exemplify optimism, love, empathy, and other keys to our well-being.
Ten TV Series That Can Help You Be Your Best Self
Our contributors award "Greater Goodies" to the TV shows that helped them to get through the pandemic.
Ten More Films That Highlight the Best in Humanity
It’s time for the Greater Goodies, honoring movies from one of the most difficult years in living memory.
The Top 10 Insights from the “Science of a Meaningful Life” in 2021
Our team names the most provocative and influential findings published during this past year.