Greater Good Science Center

The Greater Good Science Center, located at the University of California, Berkeley is an interdisciplinary research center devoted to the scientific understanding of happy and compassionate individuals, strong social bonds, and altruistic behavior. By studying individuals and their relationships, the center aims to promote well-being in society as a whole. The center was started in 2001 and serves to provide groundbreaking scientific discoveries, as well as translate and disseminate research for the general public. The Center has been cited for its use of hard science to disprove the assumption that humans are hardwired for violence and greed.

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... The Greater Good Science Center publishes a magazine called Greater Good four times a year ... scientific research into the roots of compassion and altruism, and fuses this science with inspiring stories of compassion in action, providing a bridge between social scientists and ...
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