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Mental Health

How to be Mindful About Consuming Coronavirus News 

[…] an emotional ride by these “highly emotional, clickbait, misinformation-type stories,” he suggests avoiding them altogether and reading only news stories written by reputable journalists or looking to science experts to provide accurate information about the pandemic—like this site from John Hopkins University. We also need to be careful about how a constant diet of negative news […] Read More 

  • Jill Suttie
  • April 9, 2020
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Well-Being

5 Ways to Fight Fake News 

[…] more able to rationalize previously held beliefs. We’re quite good at ignoring, forgetting, or never learning inconvenient information. This is where social media echo chambers, political polarization, science denial, and media bias come from. Golman explains that we’re quite good at ignoring, forgetting, or never learning inconvenient information. This is where social media echo […] Read More 

  • Sam Littlefair
  • March 14, 2017
Mindfulness Research

10 Things We Know About the Science of Meditation 

[…] Sometimes, however, journalists and even scientists (who should know better) have overstated the physical and mental health benefits, which has fed growing skepticism about mindfulness. Indeed, the science behind mindfulness meditation has often suffered from poor research designs and small effect sizes, as 15 psychologists and neuroscientists found after reviewing hundreds of mindfulness studies. Their paper, published by Perspectives […] Read More 

  • Jeremy Adam Smith, Jill Suttie, Hooria Jazaieri, MFT, and Kira M. Newman
  • November 12, 2018
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Voices

Feeling Angry? Try This 

Episode 12 of the Science of Happiness Podcast from the Greater Good Science Center, featuring Dan Harris in conversation with Dacher Keltner.    Science of Happiness Dacher Keltner: Having a panic-attack in front of millions of viewers set Dan Harris on a path to seeking help for his depression and anxiety. He found it with meditation, which […] Read More 

  • Dacher Keltner
  • June 22, 2018
Calm

The Top 10 Insights from the “Science of a Meaningful Life” in 2015 

More than a decade after Greater Good first started reporting on the science of compassion, generosity, happiness—what we call “the science of a meaningful life”—the research in our field is acquiring ever more nuance and sophistication. New studies build on and even re-interpret findings from previous years, particularly as their authors use more exacting […] Read More 

  • Kira M. Newman, Jeremy Adam Smith, Jason Marsh, Kirra Dickinson, and Jill Suttie
  • January 15, 2016
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Well-Being

How to Find Your Best Possible Self 

Episode 8 of the Science of Happiness Podcast by the Greater Good Science Center, featuring Adizah Eghan and Serena Chen in conversation with Dacher Keltner.    Science of Happiness Podcast: How to Find Your Best Possible Self 22:33 Dacher Keltner: After her year in India, Adizah Eghan returned home to the San Francisco Bay Area to […] Read More 

  • Dacher Keltner
  • May 4, 2018
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Well-Being

How Awe Sharpens Our Brains 

[…] around a museum, giving your full attention to each piece This article was adapted from Greater Good In Action, a site launched by UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center, in collaboration with HopeLab. Synthesizing hundreds of scientific studies, Greater Good in Action collects the best research-based methods for a happier, more meaningful life—and puts them […] Read More 

  • Michelle Lani Shiota and Greater Good Science Center
  • May 17, 2016
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Voices

36 Questions That Help You Fall In Love 

Episode 3 of the Science of Happiness Podcast from the Greater Good Science Center, featuring Kelly Corrigan and Rudy Mendoza Denton in conversation with Dacher Keltner.    Science of Happiness Dacher Keltner: Can 36 questions really make two people fall in love? Can 36 questions help couples stay in love? If the science of happiness has […] Read More 

  • Dacher Keltner
  • April 20, 2018
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Mindfulness Research

Three Things We Still Don’t Know About Meditation 

[…] fibromyalgia, the benefits of mindfulness and meditation practice more generally have been touted for everyone ranging from executives to schoolchildren. While some have been critical of the science behind mindfulness meditation due to poor study designs and small effect sizes, this hasn’t curbed mainstream interest. A recently published study sought to examine the print […] Read More 

  • Hooria Jazaieri, MFT
  • February 7, 2017








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