Archive of all Center for Healthy Minds Studies
Assessing how mindfulness-based training works in classrooms, Center researchers are developing programs for students and children to learn more about how an integrated approach can promote well-being in schools.
Center scientists are evaluating and comparing the effectiveness of brief trainings to buffer against the negative effects that acute stress has on behavior and cognitive abilities.
Center researchers investigated whether compassion – the feeling of caring for and wanting to help others who are suffering – could be cultivated through meditation training using an online intervention.
Researchers at the Center studied how people who ruminate respond differently to stresses and how this might impact mental health and well-being.
Center researchers seek to unearth how the brain processes emotions differently depending on a person’s awareness of what’s causing that emotion.
Can a mindfulness intervention impact engineering graduate students' creativity and well-being?
Drawing from empathic accuracy tasks and imaging data from an adolescent population, this project explores additional frameworks of empathy that more fully examine two components of empathy.
Mindfulness shows promise for improving health, but unbiased tests, led by Center researchers, are needed.
Our researchers are developing and measuring the impact of video games to help children improve attention and develop pro-social behavior.
How does Mindfulness-Based Childbirth and Parenting (MBCP) impact the brains of infants and their mothers?
Center researchers are evaluating a mindfulness-based Kindness Curriculum in promoting attention, emotion regulation and pro-social behavior in children.
What are your emotional styles? How does your emotional style influence your well-being?
Center experts are researching the impact of a mindful parenting program to help address stressors and demands of parenting as well as promote positive and supportive parent-child interactions.
Is it possible to treat ADHD with Tai Chi, a form of moving meditation?
How do early experiences shape a person’s chances of developing symptoms associated with depression and anxiety? Center scientists are studying risk factors and longitudinal data to learn more.
Center scientists are exploring the bodily changes associated with a specific type of yoga in individuals on the autism spectrum.
How does cognitive and neural processing of stress-related information differ in individuals with a high risk of depression?
Center researchers are examining how flexibility in self-image influences well-being and pro-social behavior.
Center researchers are exploring how to improve the lives of veterans by expanding the range of treatments available for PTSD and learning more about the brain mechanisms involved in PTSD and its treatment.