How can educators respond to mass shootings in schools?
A new study finds that a short empathy training for teachers can reduce suspensions for students of color.
Do you struggle with sleep? This week Drew Ackerman of the Sleep with Me podcast tries tips for a good night's sleep, and we explore why it's…
Does asking for help make you uncomfortable? Odds are, it'll go better than you think.
Shame and shunning make mental illness worse. But new studies suggest that attitudes are changing for the better—and that’s largely due…
Fear is a normal part of our lives—but there are ways we can safely challenge and conquer it. Our guest tries a research-backed way to…
When we face large numbers of people in need, we almost instinctively pull back. By questioning this reaction, we can make space for a more…
A new study suggests that hearing somber music enhances our empathy, compassion, and desire to help someone.
Here are some research-based guidelines to help people overcome their vaccine hesitancy.
Psychologist Catherine Sanderson explains how to be more courageous in speaking up about bad behavior, from offensive speech to harmful actions.
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.
How well do you feel and understand what others are feeling?
Our contributors award "Greater Goodies" to the TV shows that helped them to get through the pandemic.
We can cultivate empathy throughout our lives, says Roman Krznaric—and use it as a radical force for social transformation.
The new Pixar film has moved viewers young and old to take a look inside their own minds.
While letting your negative emotions out may feel good in the moment, science suggests it might make matters worse in the long run.