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Faculty

Richard J. Davidson, Center Director

Recent Publications

Khalsa, S. S., Rudrauf, D., Hassanpour, M. S., Davidson, R. J., & Tranel, D. (in press). The practice of meditation is not associated with improved interoceptive awareness of the heartbeat. Psychophysiology.
Goldberg, S. B., Hirshberg, M., Tello, L. Y., Weng, H. Y., Flook, L., & Davidson, R. J. (2019). Still facial photographs of long-term meditators are perceived by naïve observers as less neurotic, more conscientious and more mindful than non-meditating controls. PLOS ONE14(8), e0221782. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0221782
Korb, S., Goldman, R., Davidson, R. J., & Niedenthal, P.M. (2019). Increased medial prefrontal cortex and decreased zygomaticus activation in response to disliked smiles suggest top-down inhibition of facial mimicry. Frontiers in Psychology10(7), 1–11. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.01715
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Recent Publications

Lippold, M. A., Jensen, T. M., Duncan, L. G., Nix, R. L., Coatsworth, J. D., & Greenberg, M. T. (2019). Mindful parenting, parenting cognitions, and parent-youth communication: Bidirectional linkages and mediational processes. Mindfulness, 1-11doi:10.1007/s12671-019-01119-5
Brophy-Herb, H. E., Williamson, A. C., Cook, G. A., Torquati, J., Decker, K. B., Vu, J., Vallotton, C. D., Duncan, L. G., & The Collaborative for Understanding the Pedagogy of Infant/Toddler Development. (2018). Preservice students’ dispositional mindfulness and developmentally supportive practices with infants and toddlers. Mindfulness, 10(4), 759–68.
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Recent Publications

Dunne, J, Thompson, E., & Schooler, J. (2019). Mindful meta-awareness: Sustained and non-propositional. Current Opinion in Psychology, 28.
Dunne, J. (in press). Pac-Man to the rescue: Conceptuality and non-conceptuality in the Dharmakīrtian Theory of Pseudo-Perception. Philosophy East & West.
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Recent Publications

Goldberg, S. B., Flemotomos, N., Martinez, V. R., Tanana, M., Kuo, P., Pace, B. T.,…& Atkins, D. C. (in press). Machine learning and natural language processing in psychotherapy research: Alliance as example use case. Journal of Counseling Psychology.
Goldberg, S. B., & Tucker, R. P. (in press). Allegiance effects in mindfulness-based interventions for psychiatric disorders: A meta-re-analysis. Psychotherapy Research.
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Recent Publications

Vigna, A. B., Poehlmann-Tynan, J., & Koenig, B. W. (2018). Does self-compassion co-vary with minority stress? Examining group differences at the intersection of marginalized identities. Journal of Self and Identity17(6), 687-709.
Muentner, L., Holder, N., Burnson, C., Runion, H., Weymouth, L., & Poehlmann-Tynan, J. (2018). Jailed parents and their young children: Residential instability, homelessness, and behavior problems. Journal of Child and Family Studies28(2), 370-386.
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Recent Publications

Poehlmann-Tynan, J., Engbretson, A., Vigna, A. B., Weymouth, L. A., Burnson, C. F., Zahn-Waxler, C., Gerstein, E., Fanning, K., & Raison, C. L. (2019). Cognitively-Based Compassion Training for parents reduces cortisol in infants and young children. Infant Mental Health Journal.
Quinn, A. M., Williams, A. R., Sivilli, T. I., Raison C. L., & Pace, T. W. W. (2018). The plasma interleukin-6 response to acute psychosocial stress in humans is detected by a magnetic multiplex assay: comparison to high-sensitivity ELISA. Stress21(4), 376-81. doi:10.1080/10253890.2018.1446518
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Recent Publications

Kral, T.R., Imhoff-Smith, T., Dean III, D.C., Grupe, D., Adluru, N., Patsenko, E., Mumford, J.A., Goldman, R., Rosenkrankz, M.A., & Davidson, R. J. (in press). Mindfulness-based stress reduction-related changes in posterior cingulate resting state connectivity. SCAN.
Rosenkranz, M. A., Dunne, J. D., & Davidson, R. J. (2019). The next generation of mindfulness-based intervention research: What have we learned and where are we headed? Current Opinion in Psychology, 28, 179-83 doi:10.1016/j.codoipsyc.2018.12.022
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Recent Publications

Green, C. S., Bavelier, D., Kramer, A. F., Vinogradov, S.,… Short, S. J.,… Witt, C. M. (2019). Improving methodological standards in behavioral interventions for cognitive enhancement. Perspectives in Cognitive Science. doi:10.1007/s41465-018-0115-y
Dean III, D. C., Planalp, E. M., Wooten, W., Kecskemeti, S. R., Adluru, N., Schmidt, C. K., Frye, C., Birn, R. M., Burghy, C. A., Schmidt, N. L., Styner, M.A., Short, S. J., Kalin, N. H., Goldsmith, H. H., Alexander, A. L., & Davidson, R. J. (2018). Association of prenatal maternal depression and anxiety symptoms with infant white matter microstructure. JAMA Pediatrics, 172(10), 973-81. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2018.2132 PMCID: PMC6190835
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Scientists

Heather C. Abercrombie

Heather C. Abercrombie

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Cortland Dahl

Cortland Dahl

Recent Publications

Dahl, C. J. & Davidson, R. J. (2019). Mindfulness and the contemplative life: Pathways to connection, insight, and purpose. Current Opinion in Psychology, 28, 60-4doi:10.1016/j.copsyc.2018.11.007 PMCID: Policy Exempt -- not funded by NIH grants
Davidson, R. J. & Dahl, C. J. (2017). Outstanding challenges in scientific research on mindfulness and meditation. Perspectives on Psychological Science. 13(1), 62-65. doi: 10.1177/1745691617718358 PMCID: Policy Exempt -- not funded by NIH grants
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Robin Goldman

Robin Goldman

Recent Publications

Korb, S., Goldman, R., Davidson, R. J., & Niedenthal, P.M. (2019). Increased medial prefrontal cortex and decreased zygomaticus activation in response to disliked smiles suggest top-down inhibition of facial mimicry. Frontiers in Psychology10(7), 1–11. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.01715
Korponay, C., Dentico, D., Kral, T. R. A., Ly, M., Kruis, A., Davis, K., Goldman, R., Lutz, A., & Davidson, R. J. (2019). The effect of mindfulness meditation on impulsivity and its neurobiological correlates in healthy adults. Scientific Reports9(1), 11963.
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Dan Grupe

Dan Grupe

Recent Publications

Kral, T.R., Imhoff-Smith, T., Dean III, D.C., Grupe, D., Adluru, N., Patsenko, E., Mumford, J.A., Goldman, R., Rosenkrankz, M.A., & Davidson, R. J. (in press). Mindfulness-based stress reduction-related changes in posterior cingulate resting state connectivity. SCAN.
Grupe, D. W., Imhoff-Smith, T., Wielgosz, J., Nitschke, J. B., & Davidson R. J. (2019). A common neural substrate for elevated PTSD symptoms and reduced pulse rate variability in combat-exposed veterans. Psychophysiologydoi:10.1101/364455
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Pelin Kesebir

Pelin Kesebir

Recent Publications

Kesebir, P., Gąsiorowska, A., Goldman, R., & Hirshberg, M. J., & Davidson, R. J. (2019). Emotional Style Questionnaire: A multidimensional measure of healthy emotionality. Psychological Assessment. doi:10.1037/pas0000745 NIHMSID: NIHMS1035912 
Goldberg, S. B., Flook, L., Hirshberg, M. J., Findley, D., Kesebir, P., Schaefer, S. M., & Davidson, R. J. (2017). Getting a grip on the handgrip task: Handgrip duration correlates with neuroticism but not conscientiousness. Frontiers in Psychology, 8. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2017.01367 PMCID: PMC5554525
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Antoine Lutz

Antoine Lutz

Recent Publications

Dentico, D., Bachhuber, D., Riedner, B. A., Ferrarelli, F., Tononi, G., Davidson, R. J., & Lutz, A. (2018). Acute effects of meditation training on the waking and sleeping brain: Is it all about homeostasis? European Journal of Neuroscience, 48(6), 2310-21. doi:10.1111/ejn.14131 PMCID: PMC6534352
Baird, B., Castelnovo, A., Riedner, B., Lutz, A., Ferrarelli, F., Boly, M., Davidson, R. J., & Tononi, G. (2018). Human rapid eye movement sleep shows local increases in low-frequency oscillations and global decreases in high-frequency oscillations compared to resting wakefulness. eNeuro, 5(4), 1-11. doi:10.1523/ENEURO.0293-18.2018 PMCID: PMC6140120 
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Jeanette Mumford

Jeanette Mumford

Recent Publications

Kral, T.R., Imhoff-Smith, T., Dean III, D.C., Grupe, D., Adluru, N., Patsenko, E., Mumford, J.A., Goldman, R., Rosenkrankz, M.A., & Davidson, R. J. (in press). Mindfulness-based stress reduction-related changes in posterior cingulate resting state connectivity. SCAN.
Kral, T. R. A., Stodola, D. E., Birn, R. M., Mumford, J. A., Solis, E., Flook, L., Patsenko, E. G., Anderson, C. G., Steinkuehler, C., & Davidson, R. J. (2018). Neural correlates of video game empathy training in adolescents: A randomized trial. npj Science of Learning3(13), 1-10. doi:10.1038/s41539-018-0029-6 PMCID: PMC6220300
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Elena Patsenko

Elena Patsenko

Recent Publications

Kral, T.R., Imhoff-Smith, T., Dean III, D.C., Grupe, D., Adluru, N., Patsenko, E., Mumford, J.A., Goldman, R., Rosenkrankz, M.A., & Davidson, R. J. (in press). Mindfulness-based stress reduction-related changes in posterior cingulate resting state connectivity. SCAN.
Kral, T. R. A., Stodola, D. E., Birn, R. M., Mumford, J. A., Solis, E., Flook, L., Patsenko, E. G., Anderson, C. G., Steinkuehler, C., & Davidson, R. J. (2018). Neural correlates of video game empathy training in adolescents: A randomized trial. npj Science of Learning3(13), 1-10. doi:10.1038/s41539-018-0029-6 PMCID: PMC6220300
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Stacey Schaefer

Stacey Schaefer

Recent Publications

Sommerfeldt, S. L., Schaefer, S. M., Brauer, M., Ryff, C. D., & Davidson, R. J. (2019). Individual differences in the association between subjective stress and heart rate are related to psychological and physical well-being. Psychological Sciencedoi:10.1177/0956797619849555
Hirshberg, M. J., Goldberg, S. B., Flook, L., Schaefer, S., Findley, D., & Davidson, R. J. (2018). Divergent effects of brief contemplative practices in response to an acute stressor: A randomized controlled trial of brief breath awareness, loving-kindness, gratitude or an attention control practice. PLoS ONE 13(12), 1-19. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0207765 PMCID: PMC6291192 
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Christy Wilson-Mendenhall

Christy Wilson-Mendenhall

Recent Publications

Wilson-Mendenhall, C., J. Dunne, & P. Condon. Achieving deep integration across disciplines: A process lens on investigating human flourishing. In N. Snow & D. Narvaez (Eds.), Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory. London: Routledge.
Wilson-Mendenhall, C. D. (2017). Constructing emotion through simulation. Current Opinion in Psychology, 17, 189-194. doi:10.1016/j.copsyc.2017.07.015
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