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Global Leaders in Science, Faith, Medicine and Technology to Gather Virtually for the Fifth International Vatican Conference
April 20, 2021

Center Founder and Director Richard Davidson will speak at The Vatican's Pontifical Council for Culture and The Cura Foundation's Fifth International Vatican Conference on May 7, 2021.

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Funding Announcements
New Research Network to Measure and Promote Emotional Well-Being
March 16, 2021

The University of Wisconsin–Madison has received a $2.5 million four-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to establish a research network on the plasticity of well-being and to develop innovative measures of the key pillars of well-being. Faculty and experts from the Center for Healthy Minds are leading the effort.

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Well-Being in Adults
Community Partnership and Inclusion at Heart of New Neuroscience Approach
January 13, 2021

A recent paper explored a promising research framework that adapts research on well-being practices such as meditation to be more inclusive to underrepresented groups of people.

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COVID-19 y nuestra humanidad común
January 4, 2021
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Learning Well-Being
Research provides tools for achieving the “how” of well-being in daily life
December 7, 2020

Researchers at the Center for Healthy Minds introduce a new framework based on scientific evidence that suggests that well-being can be thought of as a set of skills that people can learn through practice in daily life.

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Well-Being in Adults
Mobile Mental Health Program Goes Beyond Mindfulness, Shows Promise in Reducing Negative Mental Health Symptoms
December 1, 2020

A new study from researchers at the Center for Healthy Minds and the School of Education at the University of Wisconsin–Madison suggests that a fully remote program administered on smartphones can also produce some of the benefits of in-person mindfulness interventions, including a reduction in symptoms of depression, anxiety and stress and an increase in feelings of social connection.