During the past year, psychology lost two pioneers: Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi and Ed Diener. Here are 10 ideas and insights they left to us.
This month, lift your spirits with kindness and love.
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…
Some recent studies suggest that experiencing nostalgia about our past can make us happier and more resilient during times of stress.
What happens when we share our time? Our guest, chef and author Bryant Terry, pauses to be present with the ones who matter most.
Comedian Paula Poundstone tries to take on a messy and daunting task, one small step at a time.
Social media kept people connected during the pandemic—but that connection came with a price.
A large new study looks at how much exercise and screen time teens get and how it relates to their mental health.
A therapist explores the psychology of coming back from the big pandemic pause.
Greater Good’s editors pick the most thought-provoking, practical, and inspirational science books of the year.
Accepting our mortality helps us let go of busyness and focus on what’s most important to us in order to live a happier, more meaningful life.
The new Pixar film has moved viewers young and old to take a look inside their own minds.
Bestselling author Michael Pollan tries to get more out of life by temporarily giving up one of his pleasures.
A new study finds that feeling uncertain may lead us to savor the small things in life.
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A psychologist mines big data on teens and finds many ways this generation—the “iGens"—is different from Boomers, Gen Xers, and Millennials.