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Articles: Why “Mom Brain” Is Good for Mothers and Babies

By Elise Proulx | May 10, 2017

According to a new study, pregnant women lose gray matter in their brains—and this process helps them figure out what other people need and feel.

 

Articles: How to Give to Others without Burning Out

By Emma Seppala | May 8, 2017

Research suggests that self-care can reduce stress and exhaustion—if we know how to practice it.

 

Articles: How to Stay Empathic without Suffering So Much

By Amy L. Eva | May 4, 2017

Four steps to a healthier, more helpful, and more sustainable form of empathy.

 

Articles: What Happens in a Child’s Brain When They Learn to Empathize?

By Summer Allen | May 3, 2017

A new study explores what brain changes happen when children start to think about other people’s thoughts.

 

Articles: How One School is Teaching Empathy After the Election

By Michael Fisher | May 2, 2017

The story of a group of sixth graders learning to bridge political divides after the U.S. election.

 

Articles: Can Empathy Protect You from Burnout?

By Summer Allen | April 26, 2017

A new study suggests more empathic police officers are less likely to become discouraged and demoralized.

 

Articles: What’s the Best Strategy for Empathy?

By Summer Allen | April 10, 2017

According to a new study, we overestimate how well we can read emotions in other people's faces.

 

Articles: How Doctors Can Communicate Better with Patients

By Deborah Yip | March 24, 2017

Two new books suggest that we can improve communication and care in medicine with more mindfulness and presence.

 

Articles: Does Your View of Happiness Shape Your Empathy?

By Jeanette van der Lee | February 16, 2017


Do you see happiness as within your control to improve? A new study has linked this belief to empathy.

 

Articles: What’s Good about Lying?

By Jeremy Adam Smith | February 8, 2017

New research reveals how we learn to lie for the benefit of other people.

 

Articles: How Adults Communicate Bias to Children

By Jill Suttie | January 31, 2017

A new study suggests preschoolers can "catch" prejudice from grown-ups through nonverbal behavior—and it hints at solutions.

 

Articles: How to Listen with Compassion in the Classroom

By Martha Caldwell | January 30, 2017

When we teach compassionate listening to students, we foster belonging, inclusion, and learning in the classroom. 


 

Articles: What’s the Matter with Empathy?

By Sara H. Konrath | January 24, 2017

At a time when “empathy” is more controversial than ever, a researcher explains what it is, what it isn’t, and when it fosters kindness and compassion.

 

Articles: Can Empathy Bridge Political Divides?

By Alex Shashkevich | January 23, 2017

Yes, says sociologist Robb Willer—but the effort needs to be respectful and mutual.

 

Articles: The Most (and Least) Empathic States of America

By Tom Jacobs | January 18, 2017

New research finds levels of empathy vary considerably from state to state — and living among empathic neighbors improves quality of life.

 

Articles: Can Compassion Training Help Physicians Avoid Burnout?

By Jill Suttie | January 12, 2017

A new study suggests that compassion training may buffer against the detrimental effects of high-stress medical training, particularly for those prone to depression.

 

Articles: How to Fight Stress with Empathy

By Arthur P. Ciaramicoli | January 11, 2017

Psychologist Arthur Ciaramicoli argues that empathic listening may be the key to reducing stress in our lives.

 

Articles: Five Ways Museums Can Increase Empathy in the World

By Elif M. Gokcigdem | January 9, 2017

Museums are a safe place to explore other points of view, cultures, and histories.

 

Articles: What Does a Compassionate Workplace Look Like?

By Nir Eyal, Monica Worline | January 5, 2017

A conversation with researcher and author Monica Worline about suffering, empathy, and kindness at work.

 

Articles: The Top 10 Insights from the “Science of a Meaningful Life” in 2016

By Kira M. Newman, Tom Jacobs, Mariah Flynn, Summer Allen, Jill Suttie, Jason Marsh, Jeremy Adam Smith, Emiliana R. Simon-Thomas | December 26, 2016

Our team names the most provocative and influential findings published during this past year.

 

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