In new research, a team from the Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, led by Richard J. Davidson, found no evidence of structural brain changes with short-term mindfulness training.
Student Flourishing Teaching Workshop launches in-person in summer 2022
DNA modifications found in cord blood relate to maternal mood effects on infant brain development
Maternal depression and anxiety symptoms during pregnancy have an effect on infants’ brain development at one month old after birth.
33 Voices: The Cultivation of Human Flourishing
"If you’re not aware of what’s going on in your mind, you can’t transform it."
Healthy Minds App Promotes Well-Being in School System Employees
Researchers at the Center for Healthy Minds develop a four-week smart phone-based meditation app that resulted in reduced psychological distress and improved well-being skills amongst educators.
New Study Shows Activity Diversity Can Lead to Better Psychological Well-Being
People with high activity diversity show better psychological well-being and positive affect regardless of the total amount of time spent in all activities combined.
New Research Grant Explores Programs to Improve the Well-Being of Healthcare Professionals in Mexico
The Center for Healthy Minds and AtentaMente are seeking to improve mental health, resilience and well-being in healthcare professionals with a new research grant funded by Templeton World Charity Foundation. This grant will allow two character-based intervention studies see if the effects of stress can be lessened in healthcare professionals in Mexico.