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Center for Healthy Minds
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University of Wisconsin-Madison
1500 Highland Ave, Suite S119
Madison, WI 53705-2280
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The Number Game Behind Neuroscience Research
October 17, 2016

Center for Healthy Minds Scientist Jeanette Mumford shares how statistics play a role in neuroscience research

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Meeting of the Minds
September 21, 2016

Center faculty member John Dunne fosters cross-disciplinary connections that lead to revolutionary research

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Mind Over Matter? Mapping the Two-Way Street of the Brain and Immune System
September 1, 2016

Center for Healthy Minds studies explore the influence of the brain on inflammatory diseases such as asthma

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Center for Healthy Minds Teams Up with Madison Police Department to Foster Officer Well-Being
August 23, 2016

A pilot study from the Center will explore the impact of mindfulness-based practices on officers’ physical and mental well-being

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Intensive Meditation Practices Linked to Slower Respiration Rate
August 15, 2016

How can long-term meditation practice - and especially intensive training - have a lasting impact on practitioners in their everyday lives?

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Raising Body Temperature Relieves Depression Symptoms, Small Study Finds
May 11, 2016

A study led by Center faculty member Charles Raison suggests that raising body temperature to the point of a mild fever reduces depression symptoms for up to 6 weeks following a single treatment

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Unique Trauma Calls for Unique Treatments – Backed by Neuroscience
April 28, 2016

Center scientists use brain imaging to reveal the complexity, range of response, and symptoms for individuals with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

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14th Dalai Lama to visit Madison for live-streamed event on global well-being
February 23, 2016

The Center for Healthy Minds hosts His Holiness the Dalai Lama and a panel of experts at The World We Make on March 9, 2016 at the Overture Center for the Arts in Madison, WI

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A Compassionate Approach Leads to More Help and Less Punishment
December 17, 2015

Compassion – and intentionally cultivating it through training – may lead us to do more to help the wronged than to punish the wrongdoer

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Center Partners with the School of Education to Improve Preservice Teacher Education and Reduce Teacher Burnout
December 1, 2015

The Center partners with the UW School of Ed to reduce teacher burnout