News: Research Findings
Maternal depression and anxiety symptoms during pregnancy have an effect on infants’ brain development at one month old after birth.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This year's The World We Make event is free and open to the public, from October 5 - 9, 2020. The nightly virtual events will explore science of well-being and feature new insights from His Holiness the Dalai Lama.