The Science of Character Resources


Explore the 24 character strengths:

What are your strengths? And which would you like to develop? Click on any of the strengths above to find more information, including books, films, tv, websites, games, and apps that can help develop and enhance that strength. 

Discussion Guides 

Elementary School  |  Middle School  |  High School  |  College/University /Adult 

Research behind character development

Dive into the fascinating research in this field, including free character strength surveys from The VIA Institute on Character, and books, research articles, and websites from the leading educators and researchers. We view as a living aggregated hub of all character development research. This is an evolving site, so please let us know resources or people to add to this site.

Periodic Table of Character Strengths Poster 
Keep the conversation going in your classroom or home. You can order it from our store or download the poster and print yourself at a local print shop.