Findings from the Center for Healthy Minds suggest that expectant mothers' mental health may influence the white matter development in the brain of her child
Two weeks of compassion meditation training may reduce distress and improve a person’s ability to look at others who are suffering
A new research project will address what experiences affect brain development during the first two years of life for disadvantaged children.
Richard Davidson shares the latest research on why experience matters at the 2018 American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting in Austin, Texas
A new study is the first to suggest that the long-term practice of meditation may slow down the epigenetic clock in immune cells
Researchers are discovering what happens in the brain when emotional spillover occurs and, for the first time, are able to pinpoint areas directly responsible
How do our experiences in childhood shape our brains and coping styles in adulthood?
Center for Healthy Minds Scientist Jeanette Mumford shares how statistics play a role in neuroscience research
New research on the relationship between savoring positive emotions and overall well-being
Can we teach positive qualities of mind through video games?
Researchers look at how early experience impacts the development and function of the human brain
Teachers who practice mindfulness may be better able to reduce their own levels of stress and prevent burnout
Can compassion be learned?
Meditation can change the way a person experiences pain, according to a new study by the Center
High levels of family stress in infancy are linked to differences in everyday brain function and anxiety in teenage girls
Stress may affect brain development in children, according to new research from the Center
A new grant will allow researchers to design and rigorously test two educational games
There are practices that can change our brains for the better, according to new Center research
What are the costs when our minds wander?
The 10th annual International Bioethics Forum, “Manifesting the Mind,” will explore perspectives on human consciousness at its two-day symposium
The launch of a new Center focused on healthy minds and well-being attracts global thought leaders, including the 14th Dalai Lama
What does science say about our ability to train attention?
Center founder Richard Davidson and collaborator Ned Kalin examine the effects of antidepressants on the brain