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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

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Gift Expands Faculty and Research to Help Youth Flourish
October 6, 2015

Gift enables research investigating mental health for at-risk youth

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Keeping Up That Positive Feeling
July 23, 2015

New research on the relationship between savoring positive emotions and overall well-being

Photo of preschool children doing crafts by Barnaby Wasson via Flickr
The Growing Mind
July 23, 2015

Lying, fighting with others and acting disobediently are behaviors sometimes seen in preschool classrooms, but what sets the brains of children who behave this way apart from those who don’t?

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Mindfulness and Beyond
July 20, 2015

Center researchers and scholars are just beginning to explore how meditation affects well-being

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Center Photo Contest Winners
July 14, 2015

See how well-being inspires these photos from the Center's photography contest