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University of Wisconsin–Madison
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Baby Brain and Behavior Project

The Baby Brain and Behavior Project investigates early brain and emotion-related development in infants. Our researchers are learning more about how very early experiences influence the developing brain and child well-being. Building on more than 25 years of collaborative research, we are, for the first time, observing brain and behavior development concurrently during the first weeks of life and throughout the first two years of life.

In addition to neuroimaging, researchers are observing infant behavior, analyzing umbilical cord blood and drawing from extensive surveys with the goal of better understanding child well-being at the behavioral and cellular level.

Learn more on the study's website.

People Working on This Study

Cory Burghy
Assistant Scientist, Center for Healthy Minds
Richard J. Davidson
Founder, Center for Healthy Minds & Healthy Minds Innovations, William James & Vilas Professor of Psychology & Psychiatry
Corrina Frye
Senior Research Specialist, Center for Healthy Minds
Hill Goldsmith
Hill Goldsmith
Fluno Bascom Professor & Leona Tyler Professor of Psychology, University of Wisconsin–Madison
Ned Kalin
Ned Kalin
Hedberg Professor and Chair of Psychiatry, Director of the HealthEmotions Research Institute, University of Wisconsin–Madison
Cory Schmidt
Cory Schmidt
Senior Research Specialist, Center for Healthy Minds
Nicci Schmidt
Research Program Manager, Center for Healthy Minds
William Wooten
Associate Research Specialist, Center for Healthy Minds
John Koger
Research Technology Manager, Center for Healthy Minds
Doug Dean
Doug Dean
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Center for Healthy Minds
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