More than 450,000 people have enrolled in the ‘Science of Happiness’ online course taught by Keltner and others through the Great Good Science Center.
Christine Carter. Photo: Blake Farrington By Jill Suttie In 2009, Christine Carter felt like she had it all. Working her dream job at the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley, she was helping further the study and dissemination of the science of happiness. She had two wonderful kids, a best-selling book called Raising Happiness, a […]
The staff of the UC Berkeley Greater Good Science Center, from left to right: Dacher Keltner, Vicki Zakrzewski, Christine Carter; Ann Shulman, Emiliana Simon-Thomas, Jason Marsh, Jeremy Adam Smith and Jesse Antin, and Elna Brunckhorst. Photo: Elyna Anderson With gratitude on everyone’s mind this week, a recently launched online study at UC Berkeley’s Greater Good […]
UC Berkeley’s Emiliana Simon-Thomas, of the Greater Good Science Center, discusses the importance of gratitude at the Pathways to Gratefulness event on Saturday in San Francisco.
By Belinda Lyons-Newman This time of year presents the opportunity and challenge of finding fun creative things to do with little ones who may be home from preschool or other childcare during the holidays. What better place to be for the holidays than right here in our wonderful city? If you are looking for some […]
Earlier this month we took a look at well-known Berkeley tweeters. We identified those who do — among them Dave Winer and Markos Moulitsas — those who sort of do, such as Michael Pollan, and then we compiled a wish-list of noted Berkeley people who we hope will take to the Twitter-waves. Of course, our readers […]
A blog on raising happy kids by Christine Carter, executive director of UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center (pictured left) has won the Council on Contemporary Families‘ 2010 Award for Online Coverage of Family Issues. The blog, Half Full: Science for Raising Happy Kids, is part of Greater Good magazine which blends personal stories with published research […]