Science

Learn about the science of happiness, also known as positive psychology, and the scientists and psychologist behind the science.

Positive Psychology

What Is Your Healing Rhythm?

Whether your musical preference is Igor Stravinsky or Iggy Azalea, listening to your favorite artist might do more good than you realize.

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Positive Psychology

Do You Have Enough Meaning in Your Life?

No recipe for happiness is complete without meaning and purpose. In fact, when we engage in activities that serve a higher...

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Positive Psychology

6 Key Strategies for Achieving Success

Instead of being crippled by self-doubt, learn how to recognize it and then counter it with rational thought.

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News & Trends

Top 10 Happiest Colleges in America

The Princeton Review lists the American colleges that have the happiest student body.

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Positive Psychology

Happiness 101

Reading. Writing. Happiness? A new online course offered by the Greater Good Science Center teaches the science behind happiness.

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Positive Psychology

4 Ways to Spark and Spread a Positive Mood

Need a lift. Here are four quick and easy ways to boost your mood.

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Education

Changing Lives

Research shows that a mentoring relationship can have positive effects on everyone involved.

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Positive Psychology

Death Becomes Us

We avoid thinking about death at all costs, but we may be doing ourselves a disservice. Contemplating the end of life could enrich life itself.

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The Promise of Positive Education

Should character strengths like grit and resilience in the classroom? Schools around the country are trying it, with positive results.

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The New Definition of Happiness

Positive psychology experts Shawn Achor and Michelle Gielan explain that our preception of happiness may depend largely on how we define it.

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