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.
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?
Center scientists are exploring the bodily changes associated with a specific type of yoga in individuals on the autism spectrum.
Center researchers are examining how flexibility in self-image influences well-being and pro-social behavior.