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News: Funding Announcements

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New Partnership Supports Increasing Emotional Well-Being for Teens
February 14, 2019

Healthy Minds Innovations launches a new research partnership to support adolescent well-being

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New Study Examines the Stress of Poverty on Children
May 4, 2018

A new research project will address what experiences affect brain development during the first two years of life for disadvantaged children.

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Pritzker Family Fund Gift Deepens Exploration in Well-Being Across Lifespan
March 2, 2017

The Center for Healthy Minds will deepen its research on well-being across the lifespan, thanks to a gift from the Lisa and John Pritzker Family Fund

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Gift Expands Faculty and Research to Help Youth Flourish
October 6, 2015

Gift enables research investigating mental health for at-risk youth

Photo of the Education Building at UW-Madison by Jeff Miller via University Communications at UW-Madison
Kellner Gift to Bolster Synergy Between School of Education, Center for Healthy Minds
March 23, 2015

A generous gift will enable the Center for Healthy Minds and UW–Madison School of Education to study child development and well-being

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Center for Healthy Minds and Madison Schools Team Up to Train Mindfulness Muscles
July 1, 2014

The Center received a grant from the U.S. Department of Education, in partnership with the Madison Metropolitan School District, to study well-being and mindfulness-based skills in the classroom

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Grant Supports Investigations into Mechanisms of Meditation, Impacts on Health and Well-Being
September 25, 2013

A new grant will support initiatives to help determine whether meditation produces long-lasting changes in the brain

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Studies to Shed Light on How Early Experience Impacts Brain Development to Illuminate the Arc of Mental Illness
September 11, 2013

Researchers look at how early experience impacts the development and function of the human brain

How Does the Compassionate Brain, Measured in the Lab, Predict What Occurs in Real Life?
February 1, 2012

The John Templeton Foundation gives a grant to the Center to study virtues such as altruism and compassion

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$10.7 Million Grant to Help Unlock What Regulates Emotion
February 19, 2004

Center for Healthy Minds Founder Richard Davidson to direct research on emotional resiliency under 5-year National Institutes of Mental Health grant awarded to group of UW–Madison researchers

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NIH Selects UW-Madison for Autism Studies
July 15, 2003

Center Founder Richard Davidson plays lead role in UW-Madison branch of national NIH-funded autism research effort

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Reading the Mind: New Lab Sharpens Brain Imagery
March 30, 2001

Richard Davidson to direct W.M. Keck Laboratory for Functional Brain Imaging and Behavior at the Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison

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UW Research Effort Bringing Emotions into Focus
November 25, 1998

Richard Davidson leading the way for new generation of researchers studying the scientific interplay between emotions and biology