Center Founder and Director Richard Davidson spoke at TEDx SanFrancisco in October 2019. Watch the video to hear him speak about the four major challenges facing society and how we can train our minds to thrive - in just 3 minutes a day.
A recent paper published by researchers at the Center for Healthy Minds showed that eight weeks of mindfulness training resulted in reductions in work-related stress, improvements in sleep quality, lower levels of burnout and reduced depression and anxiety in police officers.
A research team at the Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and the University of California, Irvine, designed a video game to improve mindfulness and found that playing the game leads to changes in the brain areas underlying attention.
Center founder Richard Davidson spoke at TEDxSanFrancisco and announced that Healthy Minds Innovations, the external, affiliated nonprofit dedicated to supporting the mission of the Center, is offering the Healthy Minds Program for free to individuals, thanks to the generosity of funders and donors.
Center affiliate faculty member, Dr. Julie Poehlmann-Tynan published an update to the groundbreaking book, Handbook on Children with Incarcerated Parents: Research, Policy, and Practice.
We invite you to join us for The World We Make: 2019 gathering this November to celebrate our progress and share exciting new possibilities to create a kinder, wiser, more compassionate world, together.
Jon Kabat-Zinn, founder of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program and national bestselling author, will be our featured speaker.
Donors giving $1,000 or more annually will receive two complimentary registrations to this celebration.
Wisconsin Public Television has collaborated with the Center for Healthy Minds to offer Kindness in the Classroom.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
New research points to evidence of increased cognitive complexity as children grow up that effects prosocial behavior
When stress levels in the mind and body are in sync, a person is more likely to have higher levels of well-being
A new program from Healthy Minds Innovations, the nonprofit affiliated with the Center for Healthy Minds, brings well-being skills to workplaces
Faculty member Simon Goldberg shares research about mental health treatment delays in the U.S. veteran population
Mindfulness meditation is helpful for mental health treatment, but more research is needed
Healthy Minds Innovations launches a new research partnership to support adolescent well-being