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HAPPY Instructor's Guide

HAPPY Instructor's Guide

A team from the Center for Consciousness and Transformation at George Mason University has written the HAPPY Higher Education Instructor’s Guide for instructors who want to bring the powerful educational components of the film, HAPPY, into the classroom. The free, resource-rich publication pairs with the educational version of the movie HAPPY.

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The Emotional Life of Your Brain

The Emotional Life of Your Brain

Neuroscientist Richard Davidson believes that understanding the neurobiology of emotion can help all of us develop the right ‘emotional style' to improve our lives. In his new book, "The Emotional Life of Your Brain," Richard Davidson lays out his explanation for why meditation and other "neurally inspired behavioral interventions" can help people tweak their own emotions in search of happier, more productive lives.

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The Compassionate Brain with Dr. Rick Hanson

The Compassionate Brain with Dr. Rick Hanson

Dr. Rick Hanson, this year's keynote speaker at CCT's third annual positive psychology and leadership conference, presents a FREE seven-part video series—The Compassionate Brain—that explores effective ways to change your brain and heart and life.

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Hapacus Advisory Board Includes CCT's Todd Kashdan PhD

Hapacus Advisory Board Includes CCT's Todd Kashdan PhD

Everyone deserves access to the science of happiness. That idea gave birth to Hapacus, an educational program that helps ordinary people organize groups to study the science of happiness. The Hapacus Advisory Board is a collection of nationally recognized scientists, including CCT's very own Todd Kashdan PhD, whose guidance has greatly influenced the growth of the organization.

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