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News: Well-Being In Children

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Mind, Brain and Emotion
Affective Neuroscience: 25 Years of Progress Studying Adversity, Resilience and Psychopathology
July 17, 2019

The 25th Wisconsin Symposium on Emotion was held in April 2019. We review the past 25 years of advances in the field of affective neuroscience

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Well-Being in Children
Kids’ Sharing Behaviors More Complex Than Previously Thought
July 2, 2019

New research points to evidence of increased cognitive complexity as children grow up that effects prosocial behavior

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Well-Being in Children
Researchers Warn Mental Impact of Incarceration and Border Separation on Kids
December 17, 2018

Faculty member Julie Poehlmann-Tynan explores the impacts of parent-child separation

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Well-Being in Children
New Program Focuses on Well-Being of Educators in Mexico
October 25, 2018

The Center and Mexico-based nonprofit AtentaMente are piloting a program to improve school cultures and educators' well-being

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Mind, Brain and Emotion
Expectant Mothers’ Mental Health May Shape Neural Highways in Infants’ Brains
August 27, 2018

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

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Learning Well-Being
Video Game Can Change the Brain, May Improve Empathy in Middle School Children
August 7, 2018

Can video games teach prosocial skills such as empathy? A new study from the Center for Healthy Minds suggests that it's possible