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Gina Bednarek
Gina Bednarek
Former Associate Research Specialist, Center for Healthy Minds

Dates of Employment: January 2017 - August 2018

Gina was a member of the experimental team for the National Institutes of Health/National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health-funded Well-Being Study. This study aims to examine the impact of training in well-being-enhancing practices on emotions, attention, sleep and stress. Gina conducted data collection sessions using fMRI, psychophysiological and behavioral measures.

She is interested in how well-being interventions can be used to increase positive affect and their effects on the brain.


B.S., Psychology, University of Wisconsin–Madison

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