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Kindness in Action: UCLA Health’s Humanitarian Aid to Beirut

The need for assistance remains in Lebanon's capital, so a team…

Staying Happy in Unhappy Times

Pulling from the empirically based insights covered in her course…
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Mindfulness Meditation Activates Altruism

  Professors Akihiro Nishi and Michael Irwin published…
A employee wearing a protective mask is silhouetted while standing in front of an Apple Inc. logo at the company's store, temporarily closed due to the coronavirus, in the Ginza area of Tokyo, Japan, on Sunday, March 15, 2020. Apple Inc. said on March 14 it's closing its hundreds of retail stores outside of Greater China until March 27 and is moving to remote work in order to help reduce the spread of coronavirus. Photographer: Toru Hanai/Bloomberg via Getty Images

The Loss Of Public Goods To Big Tech

Safiya U. Noble is an associate professor at UCLA, co-director…

Bedari Kindness Statement on Racial Justice

Statement on Racial Justice   We at the Bedari Kindness…

A Global Lifeboat: Evolution and Kindness in the Time of Coronavirus Podcast

Daniel Fessler, Anthropologist and Director of the UCLA Bedari…

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