Last year, scientists found that gratitude makes us financially smarter, mindfulness reduces racism, a little sadness makes for healthier people, and compassion for birds could help tackle climate change.
The year’s most thought-provoking, important, or useful nonfiction books on empathy, kindness, and moving the conversation forward.
Encouraging children to form an emotional attachment to nature may be key to protecting our planet’s future.
New studies show being in nature may increase your willingness to be generous, trusting, and helpful toward others.
Thinking about your New Year’s resolutions for 2016? Here are 13 of this year’s most thought-provoking and useful nonfiction books on the science of a meaningful life.
A new study shows that meditation can transform racial bias at any age.
There is something about listening to music, or playing it with other people, that makes you feel connected to those around you. Even science says so.
Researchers continue to debate whether people face a genuine trade-off between seeking a happy life and a meaningful one.
How can increasing your awareness of tasting, craving, and satisfaction be a tool for healthier eating? Here’s what psychologists have to say.