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Sonam Kindy
Sonam Kindy
Former Associate Research Specialist, Center for Healthy Minds

Dates of Employment: July 2012 - June 2016

Sonam was part of the research core for a study investigating the effects of two well-being interventions on the brain and body, funded by the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH). She developed and was responsible for maintaining the COllaborative Informatics and Neuro-Imaging Suite (COINS) study database.

Her projects included developing the processing pipeline for electrodermal activity (EDA) and building cool functional scripts for the study.

Sonam departed the Center to pursue a second bachelor’s in Computer Science and ultimately pursue a career in technology.


Levinson, D. B., Stoll, E. L., Kindy, S. D., Merry, H. L., & Davidson, R. J. (2014). A mind you can count on: validating breath counting as a behavioral measure of mindfulness. Frontiers in Psychology, 5. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01202. Supplemental Data. PMCID: PMC4208398

What does well-being mean to me?

"Allowing vulnerability."