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Emily Campbell

 

Emily Campbell is the research assistant for the Greater Good Science Center’s education program and a Ph.D. student in education at UC Berkeley.

 
 
  

Stories by Emily Campbell

Articles: Three Activities to Help Students Deepen Their Gratitude

By Emily Campbell | November 8, 2016

How do we encourage students to move from saying thank you to actually feeling grateful? These classroom ideas from Open Circle can help.

 

Articles: Kind Kids Lead to Healthier Communities

By Emily Campbell | December 16, 2015

A new study suggests that cultivating “pro-social” skills in schools might benefit public health and safety.

 

Articles: Six Surprising Benefits of Curiosity

By Emily Campbell | September 24, 2015

For children and adults alike, curiosity has been linked with psychological, emotional, social, and even health benefits.

 

Articles: Five Ways for Teachers to Recharge This Summer

By Emily Campbell | June 17, 2015

Another school year is over. And just in time, here are activities from our new web resource to help teachers make the most of summer.

 

Articles: Can Self-Compassion Improve Well-Being in Teens?

By Emily Campbell | April 2, 2015

Two new studies investigate self-compassion in adolescents.

 

Articles: Mindfulness in Education Research Highlights

By Emily Campbell | September 16, 2014

An annotated bibliography of studies of mindfulness in education.

 

Articles: The Science of Social-Emotional Learning in Action

By Emily Campbell | February 11, 2014

Summer Institute participants describe how they've used what they learned last summer

 

Articles: Grateful Schools, Happy Schools

By Emily Campbell | November 18, 2013

New research on gratitude finds that it helps younger kids and at-risk students to be happier and more resilient.

 

Articles: Research Round-Up: Mindfulness in Schools

By Emily Campbell | October 10, 2013

Research is trying to keep pace with the explosion of interest in school-based mindfulness programs. Here's a round-up of four new studies at the frontier.

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: The Prosocial Classroom: Teacher Social and Emotional Competence

 

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