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Well-Being in Adults
Student Flourishing Teaching Workshop launches in-person in summer 2022
April 12, 2022
Well-Being in Children
DNA modifications found in cord blood relate to maternal mood effects on infant brain development
February 21, 2022

Maternal depression and anxiety symptoms during pregnancy have an effect on infants’ brain development at one month old after birth.

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Well-Being in Adults
New Study Shows Activity Diversity Can Lead to Better Psychological Well-Being
December 15, 2021

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.

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Healthy Minds App Promotes Well-Being in School System Employees
December 15, 2021

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.

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Well-Being in the Workplace
New Research Grant Explores Programs to Improve the Well-Being of Healthcare Professionals in Mexico
December 1, 2021

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.

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Mind, Brain and Emotion
New Science Explores Process of Death, with Cultural, Medical, Forensic and Ethical Implications
September 15, 2021

Center for Healthy Minds experts and Tibetan medical leaders at premiere medical institutions in India have published the first peer-reviewed paper on a phenomenon called “tukdam” in hopes of starting a conversation about the process of death and how future research may understand a person’s mental, spiritual, and physical well-being during the process of dying.