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News: Well-Being In Children

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Well-Being in Children
Enhancing Jail Visits Through Interdisciplinary Interventions
May 14, 2018

Center for Healthy Minds professor Julie Poehlmann-Tynan has received funding to improve outcomes for children's visits with their incarcerated parents

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Funding Announcements
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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Well-Being in Children
White Matter Matters, Especially for Newborns
February 20, 2018

New research suggests that expectant mothers' mental health symptoms during pregnancy may affect their infants' brain development

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Well-Being in Children
Kindness Curriculum Released for Greater Well-Being in the Classroom
August 28, 2017

The Center is releasing its mindfulness-based “Kindness Curriculum” for teachers and parents to implement with their preschoolers

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Well-Being in Adults
A Blow to Well-Being? Nature Words Disappearing from Books, Films and Songs
June 27, 2017

Researchers find a steady decrease in references to the natural world in music, literature and film

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Research Findings
Postpartum Depression May be Prevented When Mindfulness is Part of Childbirth Education
May 17, 2017

Our Center's research findings suggest mindfulness training that addresses fear and pain during childbirth improves childbirth experiences and lessens depression symptoms