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

Gift enables research investigating mental health for at-risk youth

Picture of a sunset above water by Moyan Brenn via Flickr
Keeping Up That Positive Feeling
July 23, 2015

New research on the relationship between savoring positive emotions and overall well-being

Photo of preschool children doing crafts by Barnaby Wasson via Flickr
The Growing Mind
July 23, 2015

Lying, fighting with others and acting disobediently are behaviors sometimes seen in preschool classrooms, but what sets the brains of children who behave this way apart from those who don’t?

Meditation  Park Photo By Sebastian Wiertz Flickr CC
Mindfulness and Beyond
July 20, 2015

Center researchers and scholars are just beginning to explore how meditation affects well-being

Photo of footprints in sand by JBeers
Center Photo Contest Winners
July 14, 2015

See how well-being inspires these photos from the Center's photography contest

Jill Mc Dermott Meeting by David Nevala
UW–Madison Collaboration Promotes Well-Being in the Workplace
July 6, 2015

The Center for Healthy Minds partners with Wisconsin School of Business to bring their Cultivating Well-Being curriculum to the workplace

Mother and Center staff with infant for Baby Brain and Behavior Project
Mother-Infant Study Searches for Insight Into Early Development
May 29, 2015

Center scientists examine how brain develops in first two years of life

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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Feeling the Happiness – Not Pain – of Others Predicts Helpful Behavior
February 24, 2015

Empathy with both positive and negative emotions may be equally effective in inspiring altruism

Young kids participate in mindful movement as part of Kindness Curriculum
‘Kindness Curriculum’ Boosts School Success in Preschoolers
January 23, 2015

Over the course of 12 weeks, twice a week, prekindergarten students learned their ABCs - attention, breath and body and caring practice