Daniel Goleman on Compassion


Daniel Goleman, psychologist and award-winning author of Emotional Intelligence and other books on EI, challenges traditional measures of intelligence as a predictor of life success.Daniel Goleman brought the notion of "EI" to prominence as an alternative to more traditional measures of IQ with his 1995 mega-best-seller Emotional Intelligence.Since the publication of that book, conferences and … Continue reading Daniel Goleman on Compassion

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Martin Seligman on Positive Psychology


Martin Seligman is the founder of positive psychology, a field of study that examines healthy states, such as happiness, strength of character and optimism. Martin Seligman founded the field of positive psychology in 2000, and has devoted his career since then to furthering the study of positive emotion, positive character traits, and positive institutions. It's … Continue reading Martin Seligman on Positive Psychology

How the Mind Works @ TED Conference


Watch out some of the very interesting talks given by psychologists and researchers at the TED conference. I will be posting some of the best ones, selected ones (my selections) throughout the next year, one each month. At a conference about ideas, it’s important to step back and consider the engine that creates them: the … Continue reading How the Mind Works @ TED Conference