How Do You Raise a “Likable” Kid? (NSQ Ep. 18)

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Also: what’s so great about friendship?

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Relevant Research & References

Question #1: Do bratty kids become bratty adults?


Question #2: What does it take to have exceptional friendships? 

  • Angela references the 2002 “Very Happy People” study by psychologists Ed Diener and Martin Seligman.
  • Angela says that she is interested in studying the friendships of people like University of Chicago’s Sendhil Mullainathan, a “famously good friend.”
  • Angela is currently in the middle of her work on friendship, but if you would like to read her research, once it’s available, make sure to follow her nonprofit, Character Lab.