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Wisconsin Public Television Partners with the Center for Healthy Minds in Mindfulness Research For New Educator Resources
September 10, 2019

Wisconsin Public Television has collaborated with the Center for Healthy Minds to offer Kindness in the Classroom.

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New Emotional Style Questionnaire Shows Promise in Capturing Healthy Emotionality
September 3, 2019

The Center for Healthy Minds introduces a new measure that captures people’s emotional style that shows promise as a valuable tool for research and clinical purposes. 

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Long-term Meditators May Be Perceived Differently by Strangers Than Those Who Don’t Meditate, Says New Study
August 28, 2019

New research from the Center points to evidence that long-term meditators may be perceived by strangers as less neurotic, more mindful, more conscientious and more comfortable in their own skin.

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Center Welcomes New Faculty Member Melissa Rosenkranz
August 21, 2019

The Center for Healthy Minds welcomes new faculty member Melissa Rosenkranz, who studies neural-immune and biochemical mechanisms by which individual differences in response to emotion alter resilience against disease, as well as the impact of meditation practice on these mechanisms.

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Mindfulness Not Straightforward for Reducing Impulsive Behaviors, Says New Study
August 19, 2019

New research from the Center suggests that mindfulness training in experienced meditators as well as in people new to meditation does not lower certain aspects of impulsivity.

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Mindfulness Training Strengthens Connection Between Brain Networks for Attention Control and Mind-Wandering
August 13, 2019

New research from the Center shows that mindfulness training leads to improvement in networks in the brain that are important for attentional control of mind wandering

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Faith in action: Loka Initiative brings faith leaders and scientists together
July 23, 2019

The faithful are powered by belief; scientists demand proof. What if the two groups joined forces to protect the earth? That's the goal of the Loka Initiative

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Affective Neuroscience: 25 Years of Progress Studying Adversity, Resilience and Psychopathology
July 17, 2019

The 25th Wisconsin Symposium on Emotion was held in April 2019. We review the past 25 years of advances in the field of affective neuroscience

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Kids’ Sharing Behaviors More Complex Than Previously Thought
July 2, 2019

New research points to evidence of increased cognitive complexity as children grow up that effects prosocial behavior

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When Feelings of Stress Align with the Body, People Have Higher Levels of Well-Being
May 10, 2019

When stress levels in the mind and body are in sync, a person is more likely to have higher levels of well-being