A website for research into happiness, compassion and altruism

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Greater Good Science

The Greater Good Science Center is based at the University of California, in Berkeley, Califorina, USA, with a mission to conduct and mobilize research into the psychology, sociology, and neuroscience of social and emotional well-being. In particular, there is a strong focus on understanding happiness, compassion and altruism- “the science of a meaningful life”.

The Greater Good website is a useful resource, not only for the latest research, but also for practical information, tools and strategies for fostering social and emotional skills, happiness and compassion, in self and others.