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The Thukdam Project
Jul 28, 2021
Center Founder and Director Richard Davidson and Postdoctoral Research Associate Tawni Tidwell discuss the Tukum research project, the first-ever scientific study of post-mortem meditation.
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Remedies for Fatalistic Indifference: An Interview with Pamela Ayo Yetunde and Dekila Chungyalpa
Jun 25, 2021
Loka Director Dekila Chungyalpa interviews Pamela Ayo Yetunde in a discussion that explores the power of radical non-discrimination as a catalyst for change at every level.
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How to Curb Your Mind's Negative Habits
Jun 14, 2021
Center collaborator Pelin Kesebir talks about dispositional negativity and things you can do to help curb your mind’s negative habits
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The Human-Earth Connection
May 21, 2021
Loka Director Dekila Chungylapa shares her views of nature, the climate crisis and her unique collaborations with faith leaders through the Loka Initiative on this podcast.
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A Post-Pandemic View of Mental Health
May 19, 2021
Center Founder and Director Richard Davidson discusses research that shows that mental health and well-being can be thought of as a set of skills that we have the ability to learn
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At the center of all things is interdependence
May 18, 2021
Dekila Chungyalpa, Director of the Loka Initiative, explores the central Buddhist concept of interdependence, the awareness that we exist not only in interdependence with one another but with all of nature
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Healthy By Design Interview with Richard Davidson
May 15, 2021
Living By Design spoke with Center Founder and Director Richard Davidson about the benefits of meditation and learning the skills that promote flourishing.
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In pursuit of mindfulness
Apr 28, 2021
Center Founder and Director Richard Davidson identifies four societal threats to that “flourishing” that can negatively impact our lives and thinking and four skills that can be developed to promote well-being and resilience.
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Chris Borland and Chad McGehee collaborate to bring meditation practices to UW athletics
Apr 15, 2021
The University of Wisconsin became the first and only school in the country to hire a full-time meditation specialist. Center collaborator Chad McGehee works with all student-athletes at Wisconsin on their mental game, based on Center's research
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Fiancé of woman killed in 2017 by a Minneapolis cop reacts to Chauvin's trial
Apr 06, 2021
Center research on mindfulness training in police departments is discussed 13 minutes into this discussion between Anderson Cooper and Don Damond, the fiance of a meditation teacher killed by Minneapolis police officer in 2017
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It's worth starting your meditation practice right now. Here's why.
Mar 29, 2021
Center Founder and Director Richard Davidson discusses why meditation is beneficial, including improved mental health and reducing implicit bias.
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Finding hope during a pandemic
Mar 22, 2021
Honorary Fellow Pelin Kesebir discusses how hope can be used as fuel to continue to keep pressing on during challenging times.
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The Zen of competition
Mar 19, 2021
Center collaborator Chad McGehee talks about using meditation and mindfulness to strengthen and condition the mind in athletes to improve performance.
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UWPD to require additional vetting for officers at UW football games
Mar 12, 2021
Center Scientist Dan Grupe talks about research with UWPD and other police departments in Dane County to determine the impact of mindfulness meditation training to reduce the use of force by officers.
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Becoming a Buddhist Climate Scientist
Mar 10, 2021
Dekila Chungyalpa, director of the Loka Initiative, talks about her work with religious and indigenous leaders, scientists, and policymakers to design community-based environmental and climate programs. She also discusses how she relies on Buddhist Buddhist teachings on emptiness, impermanence, non-attachment and compassion to sustain her during times of eco-anxiety and distress.
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Forget what you think happiness is
Mar 05, 2021
Center Founder and Director Richard J. Davidson discusses the importance of taking care of mental health through meditation, just as we exercise for physical health.
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Speaking of Psychology: How meditation can help you live a flourishing life, with Richard Davidson, PhD
Mar 03, 2021
Center Founder and Director Richard Davidson joins the Speaking of Psychology podcast to discuss the research behind meditation and well-being, how meditation affects the brain and the four pillars of well-being
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Can being happy help me fight infection?
Feb 05, 2021
Center Founder and Director Richard Davidson discusses research that suggests cultivating well-being could improve immunity.
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Nourishing the Mind with Richie Davidson- Founder and Director, Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin-Madiso‪n‬
Feb 03, 2021
Center Founder and Director Richard Davidson joins the Health Gig Podcast to discuss the pillars of well-being and how people can cultivate these skills in their daily life.
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What Wisconsin Education Advocates Want To See From The Next State Superintendent
Jan 26, 2021
Tony Chambers, Director of Equity, Inclusion and Innovation at the Center, discusses what he hopes to see from the next Wisconsin State Superintendent in order to increase diversity and equity in schools.
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Tactics to fight anxiety and stress in the wake of a tumultuous election
Jan 25, 2021
Cortland Dahl, research Scientist at the Center, shares tips for infusing positivity into your day in order to reduce stress and anxiety
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Why meditation changes the brain
Jan 24, 2021
Center Founder and Director Richard Davidson and Mingyur Rinpoche talk about the science of meditation and how improving the skills of awareness and compassion and improve well-being.
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Can Happiness Be Taught?
Jan 21, 2021
Center Founder and Director Richard Davidson talks about neuroplasticity and the four skills that can be learned to improve well-being
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The 4 Steps That Will Increase Happiness, According To A New Study
Dec 30, 2020
The four pillars of well-being based on the Center's research: awareness, connection, insight and purpose, are shared along with practical tips for cultivating mental wellness on a daily basis
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How to detox from election anxiety, according to mental health experts
Nov 09, 2020
Center Founder and Director Richard Davidson talks about how simple self-care practices can be easily integrated into your daily routine.
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Survive election uncertainty with these expert tips on how to cope
Nov 07, 2020
The Healthy Minds Program app and the Center for Healthy Minds are featured as resources to help calm anxious thoughts and restless energy related to the election.
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Meditation apps have been booming during the pandemic
Nov 06, 2020
Center Founder and Director Richard Davidson talks about the benefits of simple practices in meditation apps.
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How to Stay Emotionally Balanced
Sep 23, 2020
Center Scientist Pelin Kesebir shares information about managing emotional styles that affect health and relationships.
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Well-being can be learned
Sep 18, 2020
Center Founder and Director Richard Davidson talks about how our brains are constantly being shaped, and that well-being is a skill that each of us can develop.
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Dr. Pelin Kesebir - How to Sustain Happiness
Sep 03, 2020
Center Scientist Pelin Kesebir explains how we can change our brains towards sustained happiness through self awareness and how self kindness is essential in that transformation
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Learning Early to ‘Taste the Stillness’ Can Set a Child Up for Lifelong Well-being
Aug 11, 2020
Not only is it possible to teach mindfulness to small children, says Center Founder and Director Richard Davidson, it’s easier than teaching it to adults, and it can set them on the path to emotional and physical wellness for a lifetime.
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How Do You Measure Mindfulness?
Aug 05, 2020
Mindfulness can reduce the risk of relapse in people with depression, help manage chronic pain and improve some measures of heart health. Center Founder and Director Richard Davidson shares insights from research that points to physical benefits of meditation
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How a Muppet Can Help Kids of Incarcerated Parents
Jul 02, 2020
Faculty member Julie Poehlmann-Tynan talks about educational materials created with Sesame Street to help kids and families of Incarcerated Parents.
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Zen on Zoom: Community meditation moves online
Jun 27, 2020
Center Founder and Director Richard Davidson talks about the benefits of meditation and the importance of building a regular practice.
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9 Activities to Ease Depression
Jun 17, 2020
Center founder and director Richard Davidson shares research-backed tips for easing depression.
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Cultivating A Healthy Mind In Times Of Crisis
Jun 15, 2020
talk about well-being during Center Founder and Director Richard Davidson discusses COVID-19, the role of contemplative practice in social justice work and policing, and how to cultivate a healthy mind at any age.
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UW study finds children benefited from Sesame Workshop incarceration resources
Jun 13, 2020
A new study from Center faculty member, Dr. Julie Poehlmann-Tynan and other researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison finds that families affected by parental incarceration benefited from resources that Sesame Workshop developed to support them.
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How to make good decisions when you're paralyzed by the stress of protests and the pandemic
Jun 04, 2020
Center Founder and Director Richard Davidson talks about research that suggests that meditation can create physical changes in the brain within a short time of beginning to practice.
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That Daydreaming You Did While Isolated at Home Was Good for You
Jun 03, 2020
Center Founder and Director Richard Davidson shares the value of daydreaming. He suggests sitting alone, without stimuli, and looking inward. Intentional daydreams can harness the full power of the human mind, especially during challenging times.
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5 natural ways to boost your mental health during stressful times
Jun 02, 2020
Center Founder and Director Richard Davidson talks about how meditation can nurture the mind and improve well-being. He shares tips for getting started with meditation.
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UW prof helps cultivate healthy minds during pandemic through YouTube meditations
Jun 01, 2020
Center Founder and Director Richard Davidson has been offering regular virtual meditations alongside meditation trainers and experts on the Healthy Minds Innovations YouTube Channel throughout the COVID-19 pandemic
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Insights from the Dalai Lama during quarantine
May 30, 2020
Center Founder Richard Davidson and ABC News’ Dan Harris speak with the Dalai Lama about meditation and how to relax and stay calm during the pandemic.
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The Dalai Lama's simple advice to navigating COVID-19 isolation
May 27, 2020
His Holiness spoke with ABC News' Dan Harris in an interview for "Nightline" about how he is spending his time while self-isolating during COVID-19 pandemic. This is a clip from a recent video interview with Center Founder and Director Richard Davidson
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The Dalai Lama’s Advice for Right Now
May 27, 2020
Center Founder and Director Richard Davidson appears on a recent Ten Percent Happier podcast with His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Ten Percent Happier's Dan Harris
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Dekila Chungyalpa on uniting faith leaders to bolster climate activism
May 26, 2020
Loka Director Dekila Chungyalpa is interviewed on the Go Simone podcast. She shares the back-story of the Loka Initiative and how it supports faith leaders with education, tools and resources in support of conservation and climate activism.
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These Different Forms Of Meditation Take Both Fresh & Traditional Approaches On An Ancient Practice
May 21, 2020
Center Founder and Director Richard Davidson shares tips for developing a meditation habit, and suggests that the best form of meditation is whatever form of meditation you actually do
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7 benefits of meditation, and how it can affect your brain
May 19, 2020
Center Founder and Director Richard Davidson shares tips for incorporating meditation into your life, and the research that explains how regular meditation may help
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How to Maintain Motivation in a Pandemic
May 18, 2020
Center Founder and Director Richard Davidson shares insights from research that shows altruistic behavior can enhance feelings of well-being.
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Unique position as Badgers' director of meditation training offers Chad McGehee chance to explore mental performance
May 01, 2020
Chad McGehee, former Program Manager with Healthy Minds Innovations, joined UW Athletics in a new position focused on exploring mental performance with athletes
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Healthy Minds Innovations calms an anxious world with live YouTube meditations
Apr 29, 2020
Healthy Minds Innovations has been offering live guided meditations each weekday to help people feel more calm and become more resilient during this challenging time. Center founder and director Richard Davidson shares insights from his live meditations.
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Healing from a Distance: Using faith, mindful practices when isolated from loved ones
Apr 23, 2020
Center Founder and Director shares insights from research about the value of expressing appreciation or gratitude for those we love. This can be especially helpful when we are not able to be together with loved ones during the pandemic.
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It's OK to slow down: Why you don't have to optimize your coronavirus quarantine
Apr 13, 2020
Center Founder and Director Richard Davidson shares advice for practicing appreciation and self-compassion during the COVID-19 pandemic
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When stress hits you like a slap in the face, how do you respond?
Apr 07, 2020
Center founder and director Richard Davidson suggests leaving visual cues as reminders to practice mindfulness, even when you're under extreme stress
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Mindfulness for Preservice Teacher Education
Apr 05, 2020
Postdoctoral Research Associate Matt Hirshberg talks about how mindfulness can help preservice teachers improve classroom skills.
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What Can a Buddhist Monk Teach Us About Panic and the Brain?
Mar 26, 2020
The Center's new longitudinal MRI case study of a Buddhist monk suggests that daily meditation may slow down brain aging over time.
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Turning Social Distancing Into a Positive
Mar 25, 2020
Center Founder and Director Richard Davidson talks about how social distancing can be seen as an act of generosity during the time of COVID-19
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Daily meditation may help protect the brain from aging, study of Buddhist Monk's brain suggests
Mar 24, 2020
Newsweek highlights a Center study that scanned the brain of a Buddhist Monk, Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche, over the course of 14 years. Findings suggest daily meditation could help protect the brain from aging
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How To Cope With COVID-19 Anxiety
Mar 24, 2020
Center Founder and Director Richard Davidson talks about acting with compassion through social distancing and how to manage anxiety during this challenging time
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Daily meditation could slow aging in your brain, study says
Mar 20, 2020
Center Founder and Director Richard Davidson talks about a Center study that found daily, intensive meditation slowed a monk's brain aging by as much as eight years
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Meditation may have shaved 8 years of aging off Buddhist monk's brain
Mar 17, 2020
Center Founder and Director Richard Davidson shares details from a recent study of Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche's brain that suggests meditative practice may be associated with slowed biological aging
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How meditation changes your brain
Feb 18, 2020
Center Founder and Director Richard Davidson talks with the BBC about a Center research study with Buddhist monks that showed meditation can change the brain in enduring ways
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Inflammation, Saunas, and the New Science of Depression
Feb 17, 2020
Faculty member Charles Raison talks about depression and recent research on mind-body coherence and interventions
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How Dekila Chungyalpa Draws on Faith to Protect the Planet
Feb 09, 2020
Dekila Chungyalpa, Director of the Loka Initiative, talks about how she has brought faith and environmentalism together to help lead interfaith climate activism.
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St. George’s Episcopal School stresses social and emotional learning
Jan 21, 2020
Teachers at St. George’s Episcopal School in New Orleans share their experience with the Center's Kindness Curriculum
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Compassion Training Could Help Parents And Their Children
Jan 15, 2020
Julie Poehlmann-Tynan, a Center faculty member, talks about the impacts of compassion on young children and parents
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UW-Madison researchers use video game to teach kids mindfulness
Jan 13, 2020
Center scientists share the impact from a study where kids played a video game to train mindfulness
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Are we morally obligated to meditate?
Jan 10, 2020
Center Founder and Director Richard Davidson shares insights from research on how developing the skill of compassion can help us be happier while making others happier too.
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Are Politics and Climate Change Giving You Existential Anxiety?
Jan 06, 2020
Pelin Kesebir, a scientist at the Center, shares perspective on the history of existential anxiety and how to cope with it
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Five Ways to Improve Your Mental Health in 2020
Jan 03, 2020
CNN shares strategies from Center Director Richard Davidson to build gratitude and improve emotional health.
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Seven Personal Management Tips To Help You Save Time
Dec 16, 2019
Richard Davidson's thoughts on well-being are featured in this Forbes article on personal management
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A Kid In A Refugee Camp Thought Video Games Fell From Heaven. Now He Makes Them
Dec 11, 2019
Games where a player takes on another person's perspective or becomes immersed in a specific environment can be beneficial in building positive interpersonal relationships, according to Tammi Kral, a research assistant at the Center.
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Can compassion help heal patients — and providers?
Nov 20, 2019
Center Founder and Director Richard Davidson discusses a research study at the center that focused on compassion training.
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Can a Trip-Free Psychedelic Still Help People With Depression?
Nov 07, 2019
Faculty Charles Raison is featured talking about his upcoming research study that looks into how psilocybin helps people with depression and whether access consciousness plays a role.
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Why We Hate Documentary
Nov 03, 2019
The work of the Center for Healthy Minds was featured in the final episode on hope of the Discovery Channel documentary Why We Hate
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Center for Healthy Minds offers 'Kindness Curriculum' to parents and teachers
Oct 14, 2019
Center Founder and Director Richard Davidson talks about the Kindness Curriculum, developed by researchers at the center, and how it can help children learn how pay closer attention to their emotions and behave more altruistically.
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The Kindness Curriculum
Oct 10, 2019
Center Founder and Director Richard Davidson shares insights about the Kindness Curriculum, which is a free resource available to teachers and parents of young children.
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The Science-Backed Benefits of Practising Mindfulness
Oct 03, 2019
An overview of research-backed benefits of mindfulness that includes mention of Center Founder and Director Richard Davidson's research on long-term meditators
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The Third Story Podcast: Richard Davidson
Sep 17, 2019
Center Founder and Director Richard Davidson appears on the Third Story podcast and discusses how happiness and compassion can be learned, and why now is a crucial time for research,
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Can Changing Your Mind Change the World?
Sep 04, 2019
Based on Center Founder and Director Richard Davidson's lecture at the World Bank’s Science of Learning Expert Series, the article discusses the four constituents of well-being – awareness, connection, insight, and purpose
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Researchers Develop Mindfulness-Based Kindness Curriculum for Preschoolers
Sep 04, 2019
Center Founder and Director Richard Davidson talks about the Kindness Curriculum and how it can help preschoolers pay closer attention to their emotions
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UW-Madison Professor Develops Kindness Curriculum
Sep 03, 2019
Center Founder Richard Davidson discusses the Kindness Curriculum and how it can help preschool-aged children develop kindness as a skill.
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What Meditation Does To Your Brain When You’re Annoyed, According To Experts
Aug 28, 2019
Center Founder Richard Davidson talks about how meditation changes the brain over time with ongoing practice
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Two studies reveal benefits of mindfulness for middle school students
Aug 26, 2019
Two MIT studies show potential benefits of mindfulness training for middle school students. Center Founder Richard Davidson shares his thoughts on the research.
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8 Habits of Mindful Leaders
Aug 16, 2019
The Enterpriser's Project mentions Center Founder Richard Davidson's book, "Altered Traits" in addition to habits of mindful leaders
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What Meditation Looks Like In Your Brain, According To Experts
Aug 11, 2019
Richard Davidson, among other researchers, are quoted on the effects of meditation on the brain.
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Social and emotional learning and neuroplasticity: Why it matters
Aug 02, 2019
Center Founder and Director Richard Davidson wrote the forward for The Blue DOT magazine on the topic of neuroplasticity and the ability to develop well-being as a skill.
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Parental guidance - Dane County hopes to help inmates be better parents
Jul 11, 2019
Faculty member Julie Poehlmann-Tynan discusses the complications that families face when a parent is incarcerated and the impacts on a child's development
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EXCLUSIVE: ‘I’m not the only one who has a mom in jail’: Camp reunites locked-up mothers with their kids
Jul 11, 2019
Faculty member Julie Poehlmann-Tynan discusses the importance for children to build positive relationships with an incarcerated parent
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Innovators in Diversity and Inclusion Named to Madison Magazine's 2019 M List
Jun 24, 2019
The Loka Initiative has received a 2019 M List award from Madison Magazine, and was selected for the initiative's innovative contributions toward diversity and inclusion
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The New Science Behind Mindfulness Podcast
Jun 19, 2019
BB&R Consulting Group interviewed Center Founder Richard Davidson about research at the Center for Healthy Minds
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Can Meditation Help Enable Human Flourishing?
Jun 11, 2019
Medium discusses research featured in Center Founder Richard Davidson's book, "Altered Traits."
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Aging Is A State Of Mind
Jun 06, 2019
Center researcher Pelin Kesebir discusses how gratitude can help cultivate a positive experience with aging
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How the Brains of Master Meditators Change
May 30, 2019
Richard Davison joins The Ezra Klein Show to discuss what he learned from bringing the Dalai Lama to his lab.
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You Can Change Your Emotional Style
May 07, 2019
Center Founder and Director Richard Davison talks about the six emotional styles, and how to change your default style
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The Six Emotional Styles
May 07, 2019
Center Founder and Director Richard Davidson discusses the six emotional styles.
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Yes, the Internet is Destroying Our Collective Attention Span
May 03, 2019
Founder Richard Davidson talks about the effect of digital stimuli on attention span.
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Festival Of Faiths: Psychologist Richard Davidson Says You Can Learn Emotion
Apr 25, 2019
Richard Davidson discusses research that shows we can learn how to be more compassionate, kind and resilient, just like any other skill.
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Mom's Everyday: Mindful parenting
Apr 24, 2019
Hosts discuss research from the Center for Healthy Minds that talks about how mindful parenting practices can open up communication with adolescents.
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Understanding the Power of Meditation
Apr 19, 2019
This Brainfacts.org article features quotes from Richard Davidson from the Center for Healthy Minds about mindfulness as a learned skill.
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New Evidence Shows Meditation Changes the Brain for Better: Silicon Valley's Latest Trend
Apr 04, 2019
This article talks about neuroplasticity and references a 2014 paper written by Richard Davidson and Antoine Lutz
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Meditation: Well-being, Like the Violin, is Acquired by Training
Apr 04, 2019
Center Founder and Director Richard Davidson talks about research that supports training well-being as a skill
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The Best Science-Backed Mindfulness Practices for Stress
Mar 25, 2019
Center researcher Matt Hirshberg shares insights from a recent study that looks into which mindfulness practices work to manage stress.
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UW-Madison Ranks 1st In The Nation For PhD Graduates
Mar 07, 2019
Faculty Member Simon Goldberg talks about the high number of PhD graduates at UW-Madison
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Elevate by Psych Congress Aims to Reshape Mental Health Care Through Education
Mar 04, 2019
Faculty Member Charles Raison speaks about the Elevate by Psych Congress Conference.
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The Science of Happiness
Feb 26, 2019
Research from the Center suggests that happier people's brains are more active in the left prefrontal cortex and we can rewire our brains for happiness.
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Former Badger Football Star Chris Borland Returns to Campus to Talk Meditation
Feb 21, 2019
Former Badger football star Chris Borland joined Chad McGehee at University of Wisconsin-Madison to talk football and meditation
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The Benefits of Positive Thinking—and How You Can Do More of It
Feb 15, 2019
This Health article features research from Richard Davidson and the Center for Healthy Minds about training your brain to improve compassion
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A Neuroscientist on Love and Learning
Feb 14, 2019
Center founder Richard Davidson sits down with Krista Tippett to discuss his groundbreaking research
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15 Ways to Give Self Care a Try
Feb 01, 2019
Assistant scientist Pelin Kesebir at the Center says that keeping a gratitude journal is one way to practice self-care.
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Integrating Wellness Into Everything We Do
Feb 01, 2019
Assistant scientist Pelin Kesebir says that writing down three good things that happened to you every day for a certain period of time has the potential to change your long-term outlook
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Mindfulness Can Relieve Stress, but What Techniques Work Best? Clues in New UW Research
Jan 14, 2019
Center researcher Matt Hirshberg discusses his recent research project to discern whether different mindfulness practices have different effects on people
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Is Buddhism Scientific or Religious?
Jan 07, 2019
Center faculty John Dunne ponders the assertion that Buddhism is more like a science of the mind than a religion
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How To Attract Abundance In Your Life
Dec 20, 2018
This Forbes article features research from Richard Davidson and the Center for Healthy Minds
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First Residential School In Asia-Pacific Region For Special Children
Dec 10, 2018
Center founder Richard Davidson shares insights on how secular version of meditation practices can be beneficial for children to learn to pay attention and to regulate their emotions which lead to better performance in schools
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A Neuroscientist On Vanquishing Anger From Our Minds
Dec 07, 2018
Center founder Richard Davidson discusses how much anger is too much anger--and how we can make change by transforming anger into compassion and love
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A Neuroscientist On What Anger Does To The Mind
Dec 01, 2018
Center founder Richard Davidson discusses how anger isn't the only way to confront injustice or respond to someone who has treated you badly.
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Can Going to a Sauna Make Me Happy?
Nov 30, 2018
Citing research from Center faculty member Charles Raison, this article shares how heat may produce a significant antidepressant effect
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Hacking Inner Peace
Nov 29, 2018
In an article discussing the links between meditation and a form of therapy called neurofeedback, Center founder Richard Davidson says that there isn't enough scientific evidence to assert that neurofeedback can be helpful to people meditating
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Is Our Constant Use of Digital Technologies Affecting Our Brain Health? We Asked 11 Experts.
Nov 28, 2018
Center founder Richard Davidson shares his concerns about the impacts of technology, specifically the increase in distractability, the national attention deficit we all suffer from, and the consequences that arise from this.
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4 Ways to Stay Motivated When You’re in a Rut
Nov 25, 2018
In one of four ways to stay motivated when you're in a rut, Center founder Richard Davidson suggests being kind to yourself. Self-criticism, he says, can lead to ruminative thoughts that have a negative impact on the body.
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Mental Hygiene - Madison Researcher Uses Modern Neuroscience to Study Kindness, Compassion & Happiness
Nov 19, 2018
Center founder Richard Davidson shares his philosophy that people can develop mental hygiene skills and nurture qualities like kindness to improve well-being.
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Meditation Is a Powerful Mental Tool—and For Some People It Goes Terribly Wrong
Nov 14, 2018
Center founder and director Richard Davidson comments on the pros and cons of using meditation in health contexts.
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The Growth of Yoga and Meditation in the US Since 2012 is Remarkable
Nov 09, 2018
Center founder Richard Davidson discusses why people are turning to meditation and cites the increasing levels of anxiety and stress in American culture
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Technology of the Future Should Care for Our Well-Being
Nov 09, 2018
Center founder Richard Davidson pens an article about the urgent need for humane technology
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Faith Matters: Religion & Spirituality Spotlight 2018
Nov 09, 2018
In a spotlight of books featuring conversations about faith and the planet, Center faculty John Dunne is featured as co-editor of the Dalai Lama's book about ethics and climate change.
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A Lot More Americans Are Meditating Now Than Just Five Years Ago
Nov 08, 2018
Center founder Richard Davidson discusses the increasing use of meditation in the United States, as noted in a report by the CDC.
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Colleges Teach Students How to Think. Should They Also Teach Them How to Thrive?
Nov 04, 2018
Can the course titled "The Art and Science of Human Flourishing," developed jointly by University of Virginia, Pennsylvania State University and the University of Wisconsin-Madison improve well-being in college students?
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Well-Being is a Skill
Oct 31, 2018
During a webinar hosted by Amir H. Imani, Center founder Davidson explains how mental training to cultivate well-being can have a positive impact on happiness, creativity and productivity in the work place and at home.
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7 Mental-Health Hacks You Should Do Right This Second
Oct 18, 2018
Center founder Richard Davidson shares a quick hack for calling attention to positive features of your day
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Harnessing the Power of Video Games to Teach Children Empathy
Oct 15, 2018
Center founder Richard Davidson discusses the video game Crystals of Kaydor and the implications of teaching kids empathy through video games.
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All In Your Mind: How Mindful and Meditative Practices Are Gaining Mainstream Momentum
Oct 08, 2018
Center researcher Cortland Dahl explains how meditation trains the brain to think and observe with intention.
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Science Says Happiness Can Change Your Brain
Oct 06, 2018
Center collaborator Matthieu Ricard discusses the science behind happiness, citing the work of Center founder Richard Davidson.
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The 4 Keys to Well-Being According to Neuroscience
Oct 03, 2018
Center founder Richard Davidson shares the four keys to well-being: resilience, outlook, awareness and generosity.
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Meditation Is Not The Cure Everyone Would Like It To Be
Oct 01, 2018
Center founder Richard Davidson discusses the need for more quality research studying meditation, as well as warning the public against considering meditation a cure-all
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No Major Deficiencies Noted in Wisconsin Athletics' Safety Review But 'There Are Places Where We Can Improve'
Sep 29, 2018
Center founder Richard Davidson contributed to a safety review of University of Wisconsin-Madison athletics
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50 Everyday Habits That Reduce Your Risk of Dementia
Sep 18, 2018
This article focused on brain health cites research from the Center for Healthy Minds
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Depression In Pregnancy—How To Keep It From Harming the Baby
Sep 17, 2018
Research from the Center suggests that a mother's mental health impacts a baby's brain development after birth
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Can Video Games Actually Teach Kids Empathy? New Study Says Yes
Sep 10, 2018
Researchers from the Center for Healthy Minds have discovered a video game designed to teach children empathy can change young brains and improve social behavior.
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Can Video Games Change Your Brain? UW Research Suggests Games Can Build Empathy
Sep 10, 2018
Research from the Center for Healthy Minds shows video games may have the power to help children develop empathy
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Scientists Used Video Games to Teach Children Empathy
Sep 07, 2018
Researchers from the Center for Healthy Minds found that video games can teach adolescents prosocial skills
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Can A Video Game Build Empathy? UW Researchers May Have Found A Way
Aug 10, 2018
Center founder Richard Davidson discusses the groundbreaking discovery that a video game can build empathy skills in adolescents.
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Arts Program Gives Kids with Incarcerated Parents a Stigma-Free Space to Create and Learn
Jul 28, 2018
Center faculty Julie Poehlmann-Tynan are partnering with Cultural Connections, a program aiming aims to provide self-empowerment and confidence for these kids with incarcerated parents.
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Meditation Changes The Brain In Different Ways In Veterans And Beginners
Jul 25, 2018
In a new study published in the journal NeuroImage, a team of psychologists at the Center for Healthy Minds at UW-Madison reports that brain activity in veteran meditators, new meditators, and non-meditators varied significantly.
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Looking at Depression Through an Evolutionary Lens
Jul 23, 2018
Psych Congress cochair and Center faculty member Charles Raison, MD, gave attendees a “10,000-foot view” of what depression is at the Psych Congress Regionals meeting, and will explore the idea more at the upcoming Psych Congress 2018 preconference.
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Cycles of Incarceration Hit African Americans, Children Especially Hard
Jul 14, 2018
Citing the research of Center faculty Julie Poelhmann-Tynan, this article explores the impact of incarceration on children and families, as well as the racial disparities of incarceration rates in Wisconsin.
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Mindfulness and Meditation: An Expert Explains the Background of This Ancient Practice
Jul 14, 2018
Center faculty Charles Raison explains how meditation can be helpful for people in stressful situations.
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Chad McGehee: "With Mindfulness Students Feel More Secure, More Comfortable and Accepted"
Jul 12, 2018
Chad McGehee, Learning and Program Development Manager at Healthy Minds Innovations, discusses the power of meditation in the classroom.
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How Meditation's Physical and Spiritual Benefits May Have Helped Thai Soccer Team Survive
Jul 12, 2018
Citing research from the Center for Healthy Minds, this article explains how meditation can benefit people in stressful situations.
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The Thai Cave Football Coach Taught His Team to Meditate to Help Them Through 17-Day Ordeal, Reports Say
Jul 11, 2018
Citing research from the Center for Healthy Minds, this article describes how meditation can help us cope.
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The Thai Soccer Coach Taught His Team to Meditate in the Flooded Cave — And it May Have Played a Powerful Role in Keeping Them Alive
Jul 10, 2018
Research from the Center for Healthy Minds shows how meditating can reduce stress and how that may have played a powerful role in the rescue of the 12 trapped Thai soccer players.
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Why You Need to Add 10 Minutes of Meditation into Your Day
Jun 27, 2018
Citing research from the Center for Healthy Minds, Glamour magazine explores how just ten minutes of meditation a day can have major health benefits.
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Why You Need to Add 10 Minutes of Meditation into Your Day
Jun 26, 2018
Citing research from the Center for Healthy Minds, Vogue Australia explores how just ten minutes of meditation a day can have major health benefits.
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Don’t Buy into the Backlash – the Science on Meditation Is Clear
Jun 25, 2018
Center Founder Richard Davidson and Arianna Huffington discuss the science of meditation and its value in the workplace.
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Staying Innovative in Madison
Jun 21, 2018
Center Founder Richard Davidson is featured as a leading scientific innovator in Madison Magazine.
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Empathic People Use Social Brain Circuitry to Process Music
Jun 18, 2018
Research from the Center for Healthy Minds shows that compassion can be trained like a muscle, and perhaps music can be a tool for learning compassion.
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Reconsidering Mindfulness: ‘I Love Stress’
Jun 15, 2018
Teacher David Cutler explains how stress helps him be better at his job, citing Center research.
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Compassion is Like a Muscle that Gets Stronger with Training
May 23, 2018
A study conducted by the Center for Healthy Minds found that loving-kindness meditation and compassion training boost empathic resilience.
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Why You Should Stop Being So Hard on Yourself
May 22, 2018
Center Founder Richard Davidson says that self-criticism can take a toll on our minds and bodies and it’s time to ease up.
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Training Compassion 'Muscle' May Boost Brain's Resilience to Others' Suffering
May 22, 2018
A study conducted by the Center for Healthy Minds found that loving-kindness meditation and compassion training boost empathic resilience.
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How to Tell if Babies Are Happy Before They Can Smile
May 08, 2018
Babies communicate their feelings by crying and fussing. To know what’s going on in their heads requires extensive research in brain science.
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Everyone is Meditating. Is it Changing the World?
Apr 22, 2018
Center founder Richard Davidson and meditation skeptic Theodore Zeldin discuss whether meditation truly makes the world a better place.
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Mindfulness in Education with Chad McGehee
Apr 11, 2018
Well-being expert Chad McGehee shares the impact of mindfulness in education on The Kindness Podcast.
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There’s New Evidence that Silicon Valley's Favorite Mindfulness Habit May Help Defeat a Key Problem of Aging
Apr 05, 2018
A growing body of evidence suggests regular meditation is linked with benefits including lower stress and better focus — a key trait that dissipates with age.
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Why Self-Love is Important and How to Cultivate it
Mar 23, 2018
For many people, the concept of self-love might conjure images of tree-hugging hippies or cheesy self-help books. But, as many psychology studies attest, self-love and -compassion are key for mental health and well-being, keeping depression and anxiety at bay.
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How to Master and Control Your Emotions Based From Thirty-Plus Years of Brain Research
Mar 13, 2018
Center Founder Richard Davidson identifies six emotional styles which refer to your consistent way of responding to what happens to you.
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Mindfulness Is Going Mainstream Because of Science
Mar 03, 2018
Center Founder Richard Davidson discusses pioneering mindfulness research and pushing mindfulness-based practices into the mainstream.
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How to Train Your Brain to Stay Focused on Important Things that Give Results
Mar 01, 2018
Citing Center Founder Richard Davidson, this article explores how to train your brain to focus better.
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Can Meditation Change Your Genes?
Feb 27, 2018
A study from the Center for Healthy Minds suggests that meditation may reduce the expression of genes involved in inflammation.
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Running Away or Righting The Way: Is Psilocybin a Viable Psychiatric Treatment?
Feb 15, 2018
Center faculty member Charles Raison discusses the history and future of psychedelics as treatment for mental health.
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How Photography Can Help Cultivate Mindfulness and Gratitude
Feb 13, 2018
The Greater Good Science Magazine discusses the Center for Healthy Mind's five-week mindful photography curriculum for elementary students.
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Arianna Huffington: Through My Lens
Feb 06, 2018
Arianna Huffington reflects on Center Founder Richard Davidson's research on well-being.
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Four Tips To Help You Feel Less Anxious About The Future
Jan 29, 2018
Research from the Center for Healthy Minds shows why humans experience anxiety about the future and how humans can experience less anxiety.
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How Do You Teach Kindness To Your Children?
Jan 26, 2018
The Kindness Curriculum from the Center for Healthy Minds provides a framework for teaching compassion and kindness skills in children.
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Nurturing Kindness in Young Children
Jan 25, 2018
Center Founder Richard Davidson talks with Edutopia about fostering altruism, kindness, and compassion in children.
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Left Behind: Who Looks Out for Children when Their Parents Go to Prison?
Jan 25, 2018
Center faculty member discusses her groundbreaking research investigating how incarceration affects children.
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Pre-schoolers Learn Kindness, Mindfulness
Jan 17, 2018
Pre-kindergarten students at Jackson Heights, Queens are being taught kindness. They are one of the first public schools in New York City to introduce the Center Healthy Minds' Kindness Curriculum, a mindfulness-based curriculum for pre-K students.
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Healthy Habits of Mind Bring Happiness and Can Be Learned – Even by the Busy
Jan 09, 2018
Center Founder Richard Davidson says research into how mental training like meditation affects our health throws light on what constitutes a healthy mind.
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Go On, Get Happy: A Path to Well-Being in 2018
Jan 03, 2018
Center Founder Richard Davidson, who works with specialized electronic instruments, says that self-reported happiness correlates closely to objective data collected through brain scans and heart and breathing measurements.
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Exploring Misconceptions of Mind-Training Methods
Dec 27, 2017
Center Founder Richard Davidson joins Wisconsin Public Radio to discuss the scientific research behind what meditation can really do for us.
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The Science of Meditation
Dec 27, 2017
In this episode of the Waking Up podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Daniel Goleman and Center Founder Richard Davidson about the current scientific understanding of meditation practice.
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There’s a Method to Mind Over Matter. A New Book Shows the Way.
Dec 24, 2017
Instead of focusing on the pop applications of meditation, Daniel Goleman and Center Founder Richard Davidson focus on its capacity to free the mind of negative emotions.
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Want a More Altruistic Brain? Try Daily Gratitude Journaling.
Dec 18, 2017
Citing an fMRI study from the Center for Healthy Minds, the author writes that gratitude journaling cultivates "pure altruism" in the brain.
New York Times
Can Kindness be Taught?
Dec 14, 2017
The Kindness Curriculum from the Center for Healthy Minds is part of a growing global movement to teach emotional intelligence in schools.
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Medical Minds
Nov 30, 2017
Knowing that your doctor is under stress may not be comforting, but it might put you more at ease to know that mindfulness — the practice of training your brain to cultivate well-being — is now being taught in medical school.
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Officer Zen-dly
Nov 29, 2017
In an interview with Dan Grupe, an assistant scientist at the Center for Healthy Minds, discusses the pilot study examining the effects of mindfulness-based training on a small group of Madison police officers
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How a Consistent and Stable Meditation Practice Leads to Altered Traits
Nov 03, 2017
Daniel Goleman and Center Founder Richard Davidson explain the benefits of a stable practice that go beyond relaxation and focus in this excerpt from their book "Altered Traits."
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Meditators Under the Microscope
Nov 03, 2017
Mindful Magazine dives into the science and philosophy behind Daniel Goleman and Center Founder Richard Davidson's new book, "Altered Traits."
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Good News in Time for Giving Season: Volunteer Hours are Great for your Health, too
Nov 02, 2017
Center Founder Richard Davidson explains how acts of generosity lead to positive emotions that ultimately have an enduring impact on our well-being.
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Here’s what Mindfulness is (and isn’t) Good For
Nov 01, 2017
Daniel Goleman, co-author of "Altered Traits," explains what mindfulness can and cannot do, citing the research of Center Founder Richard Davidson.
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How Does Meditation Work?
Oct 28, 2017
While meditation is popularly presented as a panacea for the world’s ailments, Daniel Goleman and Center Founder Richard Davidson's new book "Altered Traits" is a highly approachable work based on solid clinical evidence.
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Why Doing Good is Good for the Do-Gooder
Oct 26, 2017
Center Founder Richard Davidson explains how acts of generosity lead to positive emotions that ultimately have an enduring impact on our well-being.
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How Meditation can Make Hong Kong Healthier and Happier, from Two of the World’s Happiest People
Oct 24, 2017
Center Founder Richard Davidson and Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche explain how meditation practitioners can benefit whether they are children in school or adults in the workplace.
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Actually, We Don’t Need More Empathy
Oct 21, 2017
Leading psychologist Daniel Goleman explains why empathy alone rarely leads to action–and proposes a simple meditation exercise to change that, citing Center research.
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'Healthy Minds' professor Richard Davidson elected to National Academy of Medicine
Oct 16, 2017
New members are elected by the current active members, based on their accomplishments and contributions to the advancement of the medical sciences, health care and public health.
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This ‘Kindness Curriculum’ is Free and Should be Used in Every Classroom
Oct 16, 2017
The Center for Healthy Minds created a mindfulness-based curriculum for preschoolers that will bring kindness into the classroom.
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Whole-Body Hyperthermia Can Improve MDD Outcomes
Oct 13, 2017
A new study from Center faculty member Charles Raison suggests that whole-body hyperthermia might decrease depressive symptoms.
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How to Change Your Brain With Mindfulness, With Daniel Goleman
Oct 09, 2017
Daniel Goldman and Center Founder Richard Davidson reveal the latest results from Davidson’s own lab: data that point to what the future of mind-training methods should be.
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Meditation May Help the Heart, but not at the Expense of Other Healthy Habits
Sep 29, 2017
The American Heart Association (AHA) released a report from a group of scientists include Center Founder Richard Davidson that suggests that meditation may help the heart, though not at the expense of the usual heart-healthy strategies.
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Here’s What Mindfulness is (and isn’t) Good For
Sep 28, 2017
Daniel Goleman, co-author of "Altered Traits," explains what mindfulness can and cannot do, citing the research of Center Founder Richard Davidson.
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Can Meditation Lead to Lasting Change?
Sep 25, 2017
Daniel Goleman and Center Founder Richard Davidson's new book, "Altered Traits," reveals how long-term meditation can lead to profound improvements in our mind, brain, and body.
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How To Make Mindfulness A Working Advantage (And Not Just Cuddly Nonsense)
Sep 25, 2017
Step one, according to researchers Daniel Goleman and Richard Davidson, is ditching the “neuromythology”
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Being Empathetic is Good, but it Can Hurt Your Health
Sep 25, 2017
Is there a healthier way to empathize? Along with other neuroscientists, Center Founder Richard Davidson explores how empathy impacts the brain and how we can do it better.
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At One Preschool, the ABC’s and K, for Kindness
Sep 23, 2017
A Madison-area preschool is teaching youngsters kindness using the Center for Healthy Minds' Kindness Curriculum, made free to preschools a month ago.
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'Kindness Curriculum' Shown to Improve Grades and Relationship Skills
Sep 20, 2017
Scientists at the Center for Healthy Minds want to make their newly-released Kindness Curriculum as integral to the curriculum as reading or math.
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Here's What a 'Kindness Curriculum' Looks Like
Sep 20, 2017
Researchers at University of Wisconsin-Madison's Center for Healthy Minds have created a "kindness curriculum" which they have tested in six schools in that city. The curriculum is available online for free.
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How Your Own Mind Can Reduce the Fear of Giving Birth
Sep 20, 2017
A study about mindfulness and childbirth from Center faculty Larissa Duncan offers encouraging news to expectant mothers and their families
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Richard Davidson and Daniel Goleman Live at LinkedIn headquarters
Sep 19, 2017
Scott Shute, LinkedIn's VP Global Customer Operations, sits down with Daniel Goleman and Center Founder Richard Davidson to discuss new research showing what meditation can really do for the brain.
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UW-Madison 'Kindness Curriculum' Nurtures Emotional Awareness in Preschoolers
Sep 18, 2017
Thousands of teachers have requested the Kindness Curriculum from the Center for Healthy Minds, including Sesame Workshop.
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Richard Davidson and Daniel Goleman Live at Facebook Headquarters
Sep 18, 2017
At Facebook HQ, Richard Davidson and Daniel Goleman answer some of the most common questions about personal or professional growth and talk about their new book, Altered Traits.
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UW-Madison Teaching Kindness, From Preschools To 'Sesame Street'
Sep 18, 2017
In preschools, kindness is encouraged. But can it be taught? Wisconsin Public Radio chats with Chad McGehee from the Center for Healthy Minds about the Kindness Curriculum.
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UW’s Davidson Teams with Famed Science Writer to Dive Deep into the Science of Meditation
Sep 12, 2017
Center Founder Richard Davidson and science writer Daniel Goleman collaborated on a new book that explores a simple, yet transformational, idea: Good mental hygiene.
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"Kindness Curriculum" Available For Teachers
Sep 08, 2017
Using the Kindness Curriculum from the Center for Healthy Minds, teachers can start out kids early in life on a positive developmental trajectory.
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Dr. Richard Davidson, Daniel Goleman, 'Altered Traits'
Sep 07, 2017
Center Founder Richard Davidson and psychologist and science writer Daniel Goleman talk about their cutting-edge research in their new book, "Altered Traits."
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What Science Says About How Meditation Changes You Over Time
Sep 06, 2017
Center Founder Richard Davidson and psychologist Daniel Goleman discuss findings from and implications of their new book, "Altered Traits."
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Does Mindfulness Really Work? What the Science Tells Us
Sep 06, 2017
Center Founder Richard Davidson and Daniel Goleman answer questions about the science of mindfulness.
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How Meditation Can Make Us More Civil to Each Other
Sep 05, 2017
Meditation isn’t primarily about improving oneself — its actually for the benefit of others
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When Kindness is in the Curriculum
Sep 01, 2017
How the Kindness Curriculum developed by the Center for Healthy Minds can teach emotional intelligence, or EQ, a strong predictor of one’s success academically and professionally.
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Mindfulness-based 'Kindness Curriculum' Showing Promising Results
Aug 30, 2017
If your preschooler struggles with sharing toys or sitting still, the Kindness Curriculum from the Center for Healthy Minds could offer a surprising solution.
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Bells and Belly Buddies: Kindness Curriculum
Aug 29, 2017
The Kindness Curriculum developed by the the Center for Healthy Minds touts the benefits of teaching mindfulness and empathy in the classroom.
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Meditation Expert Tells Us What the Science Really Says — and Why Multitasking is a ‘Myth’
Aug 28, 2017
Citing research from the Center for Healthy Minds, science has proven that meditation can induce healthy and important physical improvements, such as lowering your blood pressure, decreasing relapses into depression and managing chronic pain--though more research is required and some studies are less rigorous.
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“The Last Dalai Lama?”: The Spiritual Leader Gets Deep into Neuroscience in New Doc
Aug 27, 2017
A new film focused on the Dalai Lama features the work of Center for Healthy Minds Founder Richard Davidson
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Our Favorite Personal Development Books, September 2017
Aug 25, 2017
6 books to read this month to boost your performance, including "Altered Traits," the new book from Center Founder Richard Davidson and Daniel Goleman.
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Silicon Valley is Obsessed with Meditation, and There’s New Evidence it Changes the Brain for the Better
Aug 24, 2017
Citing research from the Center for Healthy Minds, evidence suggests regular meditation is linked with benefits including lower stress and better focus.
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How Emotional Intelligence Can Drive Success
Aug 21, 2017
Cortland Dahl, a research scientist at the Center for Healthy Minds and Healthy Minds Innovations, discusses the power of emotional intelligence.
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Human Potential and Happiness: An Interview with Richard Davidson
Jul 12, 2017
Center Founder Richard Davidson answers questions about resilience, meditation, positivity, and controlling our attention.
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Demystifying Meditation: Five Practical Benefits & How You Can Get Started
Jun 27, 2017
Citing research from the Center for Healthy Minds, here are five very practical benefits from meditation practices.
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Mindfulness-Based Childbirth Classes May Ease Pain, Depression
Jun 20, 2017
Center faculty Larissa Duncan's research suggests that when birthing classes include mindfulness-based education instead of focusing only on the biology of having a baby, women may have an easier time coping with labor pain and a lower risk of postpartum depression.
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Mindfulness Could Improve School Performance
Jun 14, 2017
Breathing could be the key to unlocking better performances for kids in school. It's part of mindfulness--a practice Milwaukee Public Schools and many others have started using.
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Mindful Policing: The Future of Force
Jun 14, 2017
With police violence—and public scrutiny— on the rise, cities turn to mindfulness to help officers deal with the stress of the job. A study from the Center for Healthy Minds will gauge the impact of mindfulness practices on police officers.
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Oscar the Optimist?
Jun 06, 2017
Sesame Street, one of the most beloved children’s television shows, is emphasizing kindness in its current season with the help of the Center for Healthy Minds, which studies the science of well-being and how it can be nurtured.
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Can Mindfulness Reduce Fear of Labour and Postpartum Depression?
Jun 05, 2017
Anxiety about labour – and what might come afterwards – causes stress for expectant mothers and increases risk in childbirth. Center faculty Larissa Duncan hopes to use mindfulness as a natural solution.
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The Benefits of a Mindful Pregnancy
May 31, 2017
Research from Center faculty Larissa Duncan suggests Postpartum Depression may be prevented when mindfulness is part of childbirth education.
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UW Initiative Aims to Close Disparities by Supporting Brain Development in Young Children
May 30, 2017
Center faculty Larissa Duncan and Julie Poehlmann-Tynan have worked to bring representatives from 45 of Wisconsin's 72 counties to the Prenatal to Five Initiative, a collaborative effort among teachers, researchers, practitioners and communities across the state to enhance brain development in order to reduce racial disparities in poverty and achievement.
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When Did Pop Culture and Nature Part Ways?
May 17, 2017
Ever since the 1950s, our books, movies and songs have contained fewer and fewer references to flowers, birds, trees and the outdoors. What does it all mean? Center researcher Pelin Kesebir is finding out.
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SPECIAL REPORT: Kindness in the Classroom
May 12, 2017
An ongoing study at the Center for Healthy Minds is working to incorporate mindfulness techniques into everyday activities for elementary students.
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Kindness Makes Us More Successful ...
Apr 24, 2017
Research from Center Founder Richard Davidson suggests that meditation, kindness, and compassion can make us more successful.
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Turning Negative Thinkers into Positive Ones
Apr 03, 2017
Neuroscience research from the Center for Healthy Minds shows how the brain is "plastic" and can be trained for better regulation and recovery from strong emotions.
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The Basis of a Healthy Brain is Goodness, and it Can be Trained
Mar 27, 2017
Center Founder Richard Davidson discusses his path to studying meditation as well as the impact of training our brains with kindness and compassion.
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Pitt Study: Abuse in Childhood Can Lead to Misbehavior Later
Feb 28, 2017
Most children develop the ability early on to link good behavior with positive outcomes. Good grades, for example, can lead to parental praise and opportunities later in life. But children physically abused at home have that ability impaired, often leading to patterns of misbehavior. A study written by a newly appointed University of Pittsburgh assistant professor found that physical abuse during childhood can result in the child’s inability to associate good behavior to positive outcomes
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Why Mind Wandering Can Be So Miserable, According to Happiness Experts
Feb 24, 2017
We still don’t know why our minds seem so determined to exit the present moment, but researchers have a few ideas
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The Doctor is In: The transformative practice of Meditation
Feb 16, 2017
There are many things in life that are beyond our control. Highly stressed people and relief can be hard to find
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Meaningful Mindfulness: How it Could Help You
Feb 15, 2017
The Dalai Lama and Lady Gaga encouraged American leaders to create peace, finding inner peace using mindfulness techniques
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Meeting with Neuroscientist Richard Davidson
Feb 13, 2017
Richard Davidson , the renowned American scientist specialized in analyzing the emotions recently visited Barcelona and has held a meeting with Nacho Master and Mària Vallès , CEO and Director General of the Fundació FC Barcelona , respectively
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Paper Napkin Mental Health Challenge #5: Accurate Thinking
Feb 10, 2017
If your children are anxious, it’s likely they do something I like to call What Iffing. This is the tendency to ponder possible future scenarios and then worry about them excessively in the form of ‘what if’ questions
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Mindfulness in the Classroom
Feb 02, 2017
A story about well-being practices in the classroom includes Center for Healthy Minds research findings
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Mental Health Starts in Babies' Brains
Feb 01, 2017
Some parents just need tips to promote healthy development. Poverty, abuse complicate it
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Morning Briefing: Madison Experts Influence ‘Sesame Street’
Jan 28, 2017
The Capital Times shares how the Center for Healthy Minds shared its research findings with Sesame Street Workshop
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UW Center Has Hand in Upcoming 'Sesame Street' Season
Jan 25, 2017
Channel 3000 interviews Center education expert Lisa Thomas Prince on kindness research and a recent collaboration with Sesame Street
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Taking Mindfulness to the Streets
Jan 22, 2017
The Chronicle of Higher Education features a research collaboration between Center scientists and the Madison Police Department
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Mental health trauma didn't set Reyna's destiny
Jan 20, 2017
Center Founder Richard Davidson shares research findings on emotional well-being for youth
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Parent in Prison: How to Protect the Well-Being of the Child
Jan 19, 2017
Seven percent of all children will have a parent who lived with them go to jail or prison, so how will the well-being of these children be protected?
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UW Brings Kindness to Sesame Street
Jan 09, 2017
WKOW features Center for Healthy Minds collaboration with Sesame Street Workshop
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How to Spend More Mindfully in the New Year
Jan 08, 2017
USA Today interviews Center expert Cortland Dahl on the science of meditation
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Human Kind
Dec 05, 2016
Brava Magazine explores humans tendency for good with Center Founder Richard Davidson
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Winning Games, Losing Life
Dec 02, 2016
The Epoch Times shares neuroscientific research from the Center for Healthy Minds
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Small offices taking a fresh position on yoga
Nov 21, 2016
The San Francisco Chronicle cites Center research on inflammation and immune responses
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Gratitude and Mindfulness in a Time of Uncertainty
Nov 20, 2016
Psychology Today cites research on well-being from the Center for Healthy Minds
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The M List 2016: Richard Davidson
Oct 20, 2016
Center for Healthy Minds Founder Richard Davidson makes Madison Magazine's "M List"
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The Mindful Classroom
Oct 03, 2016
Lisa Flook, Center expert and researcher, reflects on larger trends of studying well-being in the classroom
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Stress Control
Sep 29, 2016
A pilot study from the Center will explore the impact of mindfulness-based practices on officers’ physical and mental well-being
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UW Teams up with Madison Police Department to Improve Officer Well-Being
Sep 12, 2016
Center Assistant Scientist Dan Grupe discusses a pilot study between the Center and the Madison Police Department
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Designer Thinks About Death Every Hour: Why Do We Dwell on Dying?
Sep 08, 2016
Center Assistant Scientist Pelin Kesebir discusses why we think about death
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Global Well-Being
Aug 28, 2016
Center Founder Richard Davidson discusses well-being as a skill that can be learned
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Neuroscientist Richie Davidson Says Dalai Lama Gave Him 'a Total Wake-Up Call' that Changed His Research Forever
Jul 27, 2016
Center Founder Richard Davidson discusses his research and personal meditation practice with Dan Harris on his podcast "10% Happier"
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How Warming Yourself Up Could Banish the Blues: Two Hours in a Heated Chamber May Help Reset Chemicals in the Brain
Jul 25, 2016
Research from Center faculty Charles Raison suggests that heating the body may be a new way to treat depression
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Brain Mapping: Getting It Right
Jul 21, 2016
Center associate scientist Jeanette Mumford contributes to larger conversations taking place in the field of fMRI research
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Can a Stint in the ‘Fever Machine’ Treat Depression?
Jul 19, 2016
Center faculty member Charles Raison explores hyperthermia as a possible alternative to traditional antidepressants
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How We Can Change Our Minds — Literally — To Make Kinder, More Accepting Societies
Jun 24, 2016
In response to recent tragedies, Center Founder Richard Davidson talks about how we can take action by training our brains to cultivate kindness and acceptance – leading to a more compassionate society for all
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Scientists Test Ancient Body-Warming Method as Depression Treatment
May 20, 2016
BuzzFeed News provides an overview of Center faculty member Charles Raison's study on hyperthermia as a treatment for depression
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Mindfulness and Dodging the Second Arrow
May 08, 2016
Center faculty member John Dunne discusses how contemplative practices such as mindfulness can help prevent stressful thoughts from magnifying stressful situations
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Mindfulness Therapy Works for Recurrent Depression
Apr 29, 2016
Richard Davidson discusses a University of Oxford study on mindfulness-based cognitive therapy and depression relapse for which he wrote an accompanying editorial
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The Wake-Up Call That Transformed Neuroscientist Richard Davidson’s Life
Apr 28, 2016
Center Founder Richard Davidson discusses the question asked by His Holiness the Dalai Lama in 1992 that forever changed Davidson's research on the mind, brain and emotion
Live Science Web
'Mindfulness' May Keep Depression from Coming Back
Apr 27, 2016
Richard Davidson discusses the promising results and new questions raised by a University of Oxford study on mindfulness-based cognitive therapy and the risk of relapse for individuals living with depression
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Madison Startup Uses Mindfulness to Help Teachers Take Care of Their Students and Themselves
Apr 13, 2016
Mindfulness, meditation and yoga programs, including the Center for Healthy Minds' Kindness Curriculum, are an increasingly popular way of addressing the high stress levels in schools
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Why Women’s Well-Being Should Take Center Stage
Apr 13, 2016
Richard Davidson and friend of the Center Sona Dimidjian discuss their research on the particular vulnerability of women to mental health disorders and what can be done to improve well-being
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Crossing Over: How Science Is Redefining Life and Death
Apr 01, 2016
National Geographic explores the growing body of scientific research on the "gray area" between life and death, including Center Founder Richard Davidson's research on the Buddhist post-death phenomenon of thukdam
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The Four Keys to Well-Being
Mar 21, 2016
Richard Davidson explains the four scientifically-supported constituents of well-being discovered through the Center's research
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Mindfulness in the Classroom
Mar 15, 2016
The MomsEveryday Show explores the Center's research partnership with the Madison Metropolitan School District
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MPD Officers Could be in Mindfulness Study
Mar 15, 2016
The Madison Police Department explores the possibility for a mindfulness study and long-term partnership with the Center for Healthy Minds
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What the Dalai Lama Suggests Is the Key to Living a Happier Life
Mar 10, 2016
His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Richard Davidson sit down with Dan Harris to discuss how physical and mental well-being can be improved
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Dalai Lama Brings Message of Peace, Nonviolence to Madison
Mar 09, 2016
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel covers the Dalai Lama's peaceful message during his 10th visit to Madison
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Dalai Lama, Experts Look to Future of Global Well-Being
Mar 09, 2016
UW–Madison student newspaper covers His Holiness the Dalai Lama's 10th visit to Madison
Lacrosse Tribune Web
During 10th Visit to Madison, Dalai Lama Will Offer Teaching, Appear on Panel
Mar 08, 2016
Coverage of the Dalai Lama's visit to Madison and the Center for Healthy Minds
Wuwm Muilwaukee Public Radio
Fit For You: Mindfulness
Feb 29, 2016
Art therapist Carrie Danhieux-Poole talks about mindfulness and coloring books for adults in relation to well-being
Greater Good Science Center Web
What if Schools Taught Kindness?
Feb 01, 2016
Center researchers Laura Pinger and Lisa Flook discuss the impact of the Center's Kindness Curriculum on pre-kindergarten classrooms
Greater Good Science Center Web
The Four Constituents of Well-Being
Jan 31, 2016
Richard Davidson speaks about the four science-based keys to achieving well-being and how they can be implemented in the workplace
Wisdom Research Web
Conversations on Wisdom: Richard J. Davidson
Jan 04, 2016
Richard Davidson discusses his journey into studying the science behind mindfulness and the research that has resulted
Wall Street Journal Web
Can Meditation Gadgets Help You Reduce Your Stress—and Find Happiness?
Dec 31, 2015
Richard Davidson weighs in on the use of EEG biofeedback in meditation training
WebMD Web
'Tis the Season for Toxic Comparison
Dec 14, 2015
Center for Healthy Minds faculty member Charles Raison explains the importance of accepting yourself during the holiday season
More Than Sound Web
Develop a Healthy Mind: How Focus Impacts Brain Function
Nov 25, 2015
In a conversation with Daniel Goleman, Richard Davidson discusses innovative practices in cognitive control for children, including ways to help them quickly recover from upsets and return to the task is at hand
More Than Sound Web
What to Do When Worry Dominates Your Attention
Nov 19, 2015
In a conversation with Daniel Goleman, Richard Davidson discusses about the role of attention training in optimal brain functions
New York Times
Ask Well: The Health Benefits of Meditation
Nov 10, 2015
Center Founder Richard Davidson shares what's known – and unknown – about the health benefits of meditation
Huffington Post Web
How Science Can Inform Good Leadership
Oct 26, 2015
Richard Davidson provides three strategies for leaders and managers to consider to cultivate well-being at work
Quiet Revolution
The Surprising Benefits of a Quiet Ego
Oct 20, 2015
The Quiet Revolution shares research on well-being from Center Scientist Pelin Kesebir
Lion's Roar Web
Thupten Jinpa, Richard Davidson, Richard Gere to Attend Dalai Lama’s Liberty Medal Ceremony
Oct 08, 2015
Richard Davidson and Thupten Jinpa accept Liberty Medal on behalf of His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Mindful-Magazine-Web
This Neuroscientist Proves Well-Being Can Change the Brain
Oct 07, 2015
A look at research from Richard Davidson and the Center
Usnews Web
Feel-Good Science: Why Some People Savor Positive Emotions Longer
Sep 24, 2015
U.S News and World Report features research on the science of savoring from the Center for Healthy Minds
Quartz Web
Neuroscience Backs Up the Buddhist Belief That “The Self” Isn’t Constant, but Ever-Changing
Sep 20, 2015
A paper from the Center on cognitive mechanisms in meditation practice is featured
Wisconsin Public Radio
The Science of Mindfulness
Aug 13, 2015
Central Time talk show gets the latest on the science of mindfulness and well-being from Center Founder Richard Davidson
Mindful-Magazine-Web
Richard Davidson: Well-Being is a Skill
Aug 10, 2015
Mindful Magazine shares ideas from Lead Neuroscientist Richard Davidson
Newsweek
The Neuroscience of Meditation, and the Virtues of Shutting Up
Aug 05, 2015
Research from the Center for Healthy Minds enriches a larger conversation on mindfulness and well-being in Newsweek
Mindful-Magazine-Web
How the Brain Changes When You Meditate
Aug 05, 2015
Richard Davidson shares why intentional training of the brain can improve well-being
Huffington Post Web
The Power of Mindful Leadership
Jul 27, 2015
Bill George draws from Center research in describing ways to be a mindful leader
World Post Web
Pixar's 'Inside Out' Reminds Us to Manage Emotions by Training Our Brain
Jul 24, 2015
Richard Davidson explains the real-life science behind emotions featured in the Pixar film "Inside Out"
Irish Times Web
That’s Men: Forget about the Future, Be Positive about the Past
Jul 21, 2015
Featuring research on emotions from the Center
Inbusiness Web
Tune Out Distraction, Turn Up Productivity
Jul 10, 2015
In Business Madison features insights from the Center's growing research in the workplace
Today Show
Seeking Happiness at Work? Try These Simple Practices to Turn it Around
Jul 07, 2015
Center experts share with the Today Show what we know so far about well-being in the workplace
Mens Journal Web
Educate Your Heart: Lessons from the Dalai Lama
Jul 06, 2015
Center Founder Richard Davidson shares the latest on the science of empathy
The Atlantic Web
The Buddhist and the Neuroscientist
Jul 04, 2015
The Atlantic chronicles the Center's discoveries in context to Richard Davidson's friendship with the Dalai Lama
Aspen Institute Web
Circuit Training for Your Brain: Well-Being is a Skill
Jul 04, 2015
Center Founder Richard Davidson shares the science behind training your brain
The Atlantic Web
Empathy: Overrated?
Jul 03, 2015
Center Neuroscientist Richard Davidson and Paul Bloom, fellow expert, challenge what we think we know about empathy
Medium Logo
How to Be Mindful in the Real World
Jul 02, 2015
Richard Davidson discusses neuroplasticty and contemplative practice
To Best Knowledge Web
Can a Video Game Teach Kids to Meditate?
Jun 28, 2015
To the Best of Our Knowledge explores how videos can promote well-being with Center Expert Tammi Kral
Huffington Post Web
Five Videos that Prove Meditation is the New Brain Medicine
Jun 24, 2015
Huffington Post features Richard Davidson's video explaining the science of mindfulness and stress
More Than Sound Web
A Force for Good: Partnering with Science
Jun 22, 2015
Center Founder Richard Davidson's research is featured in this podcast on the science of well-being
Open Democracy Web
Can You Train Your Brain to Be More Compassionate?
Jun 17, 2015
Featuring compassion research from the Center
Epoch Times Web
How People With Higher Moral Reasoning and Kindness Have Different Brains
Jun 10, 2015
Featuring compassion research from he Center, led by Helen Weng
Nbc15 Web
Managing Emotions Positively with Center Collaborator Shilagh Mirgain
Jun 06, 2015
Well-Being Expert and Collaborator Shilagh Mirgain gives tips to overcome difficult emotions for greater well-being
Behindchair Web
Behind the Chair Well-Being Study and the Center for Investigating Healthy Minds
Jun 03, 2015
Behind the Chair joins Science Co-Director Robin Goldman and Expert Jeanne Harris to learn more about the Center
Nbc15 Web
Strengthen Your Ability To Focus: Interview with Center Collaborator Shilagh Mirgain
May 14, 2015
NBC 15 talks about attention and focus with Shilagh Mirgain
News8000 Web
Compassion Tiles to Hang Permanently on La Crosse Middle School Walls
Apr 27, 2015
News 8000 covers compassion project, a collaboration of the Center
Badger Herald Web
From Infants to Buddhist Monks, UW Research Center Studies Science Behind Mental Well-Being
Apr 27, 2015
UW–Madison student newspaper The Badger Herald talks with the Center for Healthy Minds about their Baby Brain and Behavior project
World Post Web
Why Well-Being Is a Skill That Can Be Learned
Apr 23, 2015
Lead Neuroscientist Richard Davidson shares the science of well-being, featured in the 2015 World Happiness Report
Pacific Standard Web
From Humbug! to Humble: The Power of the Scrooge Effect
Apr 13, 2015
Center Scientist Pelin Kesebir talks about the buffering effects of positive behavior and emotions
Mind Body Spirit Living Web
Using Meditation as a Tool for Daily Balance with Cortland Dahl
Apr 04, 2015
Center graduate student Cortland Dahl explores the interface between the body, mind and brain
Huffington Post Live Web
How Teaching Kindness Helps Children Succeed
Mar 23, 2015
Huffington Post Live talks about child well-being with teachers who collaborated with the Center's Kindness Curriculum Project
The Atlantic Web
How Uncertainty Fuels Anxiety
Mar 18, 2015
Center scientist Dan Grupe discusses the science of worry and anxiety
Expanded Schools Web
'One Size Will Not Fit All:' Q&A with Richard Davidson
Mar 03, 2015
Expanded Schools and Center Founder Richard Davidson talk about the latest in social emotional learning
Wisconsin State Jounral Web
Research Results from Madison Schools Suggest Kindness, Compassion Can Be Taught
Feb 15, 2015
A look at the Center's Kindness Curriculum and well-being in children
Big Think Web
Teaching Kindness Boosts Preschoolers' Achievement
Feb 01, 2015
Featuring research from the Center's Kindness Curriculum
New York Magazine Web
A Wisconsin Preschool Tried a "Kindness Curriculum"
Jan 28, 2015
New York Magazine reports on the Center's first study examining the effects of its Kindness Curriculum
Huffington Post Web
This Professor Says Learning To Be Happy Is 'No Different Than Learning The Violin'
Jan 23, 2015
Richard Davidson shares why well-being is a skill that can be learned at the World Economic Forum
Mindful-Magazine-Web
How Mindfulness Changes the Brain
Jan 15, 2015
Mindful Magazine draws from Center Founder Richard Davidson's work on the neuroscience of meditation
Wisconsin Public Radio
UW Psychologist Offers Tips, Tools for Lasting New Year's Resolutions
Jan 06, 2015
Center collaborator Shilagh Mirgain shares four basic “building blocks” that can help an individual fullfill their New Year's resolution
More Than Sound Web
It’s Time to Demystify Meditation
Jan 05, 2015
The Center's work plays a role in a larger conversation about meditation
Linked In Web
Research: The Key Ingredient to Genuine Happiness
Dec 03, 2014
Author Dan Goleman includes the Center's science in exploring what makes us happy
Fast Company Web
Want to Train Your Brain To Feel More Compassion? Here's How
Oct 15, 2014
Center Collaborator Helen Weng shares her discoveries on the science of compassion with Fast Company
Huffington Post Web
Our Digital Device Addiction is Causing A 'National Attention Deficit'
Oct 03, 2014
Richard Davidson and Huffington Post Editor-in-Chief Arianna Huffington examine how to improve well-being
Inbusiness Web
Calming Influences: Area Conference Aims to Create More Mindful Leaders
Oct 01, 2014
In Business profiles the Center's event on well-being and mindful leadership
Wisconsin Public Radio
UW-Madison Research Suggests Yoga Breathing Technique Could Help Treat PTSD
Sep 15, 2014
Wisconsin Public Radio shares early findings from a Center study on PTSD
Better World Web
Show Featuring Richard Davidson
Sep 07, 2014
Radio show discusses the science of well-being with Center Founder Richard Davidson
Korn Ferry Institute Web
The Happiness Quest
Aug 11, 2014
Discussing broader mental health topics, Korn Ferry Institute features studies conducted at the Center
America Meditating Web
The Emotional Life of Your Brain with Richard Davidson
Jul 21, 2014
America Meditating Radio Show interviews Center Founder Richard Davidson
Nbcnews Web
Life Ed: Making Meditation Part of Daily Life
Jul 09, 2014
Maria Shriver talks well-being and the science of mindfulness with Center Founder Richard Davidson
News8000 Web
Richard Davidson's speech at 'La Crosse Compassion Project Live!'
Jul 07, 2014
NBC 8000 shares the Center's collaboration with the La Cross Compassion Project
World Science Festival Web
Enlightened Neurons: Can Meditation Beef Up Brain Regions?
Jun 26, 2014
The World Science Festival draws on the Center's research to answer an engaging science question
Huffington Post Web
Science Insider with David Freeman featuring Richard Davidson
Jun 24, 2014
A conversation on the science of well-being and tips for daily life from Center Founder Richard Davidson
Meditate This Web
Meditate This! Interview with Richard Davidson
Jun 16, 2014
Meditate This! radio show explores the science of well-being with Richard Davidson
Wisconsin Public Tv Web
La Crosse Students Show Compassion Through Art
May 09, 2014
Tim Riley from the La Cross Public Schools Foundation and Center Founder Richard Davidson speak about the "Compassion Project"
News8000 Web
Special Coverage: La Crosse Compassion Project
May 02, 2014
A look into a collaboration between the Center for Healthy Minds and the La Cross School District
Minnesota Star Tribune Web
More Doctors Embrace Meditation as Medicine
Apr 21, 2014
Neuroscientist Richard Davidson comments on the growing presence of meditation in healthcare
Groksscience Web
Investigating Healthy Minds
Mar 12, 2014
Groks Science Shows features a conversation on investigating healthy minds with Center Founder Richard Davidson
Wkow Web
Teachers Work to Achieve "Mindfulness" in 8-Week Class
Feb 19, 2014
A Madison station explores Center research with Scientist Lisa Flook
Daily Beast Web
The Dalia Lama Brings Peace, Love and Politics to Washington
Feb 19, 2014
The Daily Beast previews event featuring Center Founder Richard Davidson and the Dalai Lama
Lacrosse Tribune Web
La Crosse Educators Talk Compassion with UW Researcher
Feb 06, 2014
Huffington Post Web
From the Midwest to Davos, Richard Davidson Is Starting Conversations On Mindfulness, Happiness, And The Power Of Giving
Jan 23, 2014
Richard Davidson comments on why CEOs are now embracing mindfulness at the World Economic Forum
Rewrie Me Web
Richard Davidson: Advancing the State of Mindfulness
Jan 23, 2014
Rewire Me draws insights from Center Founder Richard Davidson
Greater Good Science Center Web
Top 10 Insights from the “Science of a Meaningful Life” in 2013
Jan 02, 2014
One of our Center's research papers is featured prominently in the Greater Good's well-being roundup
International Innovation Web
The wellspring of well-being
Jan 01, 2014
Richard Davidson details the latest neuroscientific findings for well-being for International Innovation
Computerworld Web
Tech Companies Find Their Inner Zen
Dec 18, 2013
Computerworld covers how well-being research makes its way to the workplace
Wisconsin Public Radio
Brain Scientist Offers Tips on How, Why To Meditate
Dec 10, 2013
Wisconsin Public Radio shares the science of meditation and tips from the Center
Medical News Today Web
Meditation Changes Gene Expression, Study Shows
Dec 10, 2013
Medical News Today covers research from the Center suggesting that meditation alters gene expression
Isthmus Wen
Can Video games Create Mindful Teens?
Dec 09, 2013
Isthmus newspaper explores research collaborations between the Center and video game experts
Boston Globe Web
"Free the Mind" with the Benefits of Meditation
Oct 10, 2013
The Boston Globe reviews "Free the Mind," a film following the work of the Center and Richard Davidson
Huffington Post Web
'Mindfulness' Meditation Alters Gene Expression, Study Suggests
Oct 09, 2013
The Huffington Post shares more about a recent study conducted by the Center and collaborators
Lake Effect Web
Real Talk, College Savings, Filmmaker, Science of Positive Emotions
Sep 27, 2013
Listen to a discussion with Richard Davidson, Founder of the Center for Healthy Minds, on the science of savoring emotions
Express Milwaukee Web
Free the Mind – Contemplating Consciousness at Milwaukee Film Festival
Sep 25, 2013
A documentary chronicling one of the study's from the Center appears at the Milwaukee Film Festival
Mindful-Magazine-Web
Center for Healthy Minds Receives $8 Million Grant for Meditation Research
Sep 25, 2013
Mindful Magazine shares news of a grant the Center received to continue its research on well-being
Variety Web
Film Review: ‘Free the Mind’
Sep 23, 2013
Variety reviews a documentary focused on the work of Center for Healthy Minds Founder Richard Davidson
Harvard Business Review Web
The Rise of Compassionate Management (Finally)
Sep 18, 2013
Harvard Business Review features the Center's compassion research in a broader conversation about compassion in the workplace
New York Times
Can Emotional Intelligence Be Taught?
Sep 11, 2013
The New York Times includes the work of the Center when exploring this larger topic
The Standard Web
Mind Over Matter
Sep 10, 2013
The Standard highlights the neuroscientific research of Center Founder Richard Davidson
Huffington Post Web
Mindfulness Meditation Fights Burnout, New Study Of Teachers Suggests
Sep 03, 2013
A Huffington Post video details new research that looks at how well-being practices may help with teacher burnout
Huffington Post Web
Mindfulness Could Prevent Teacher Burnout, Study Suggests
Aug 30, 2013
The Huffington Post shares recent research from the Center studying the effects of meditation on teacher burnout
Huffington Post Web
Mindfulness Could Prevent Teacher Burnout, Study Suggests
Aug 30, 2013
The Huffington Post shares recent research from the Center studying the effects of meditation on teacher burnout
Bbc Web
Why Video Games May be Good for You
Aug 26, 2013
The BBC explores research on the intersection of well-being and gaming, featuring the Center for Healthy Minds
Wisconsin State Jounral Web
Inside Wisconsin: When UW–Madison and Business Engage, All Can Win
Aug 25, 2013
The Wisconsin State Journal features the work of Richard Davidson as an example of businesses and research exploring collaborations together
Education Week Web
Video-Game Research Delves Into How Children Succeed
Aug 13, 2013
Education Week visits the Center and collaborators to learn more about well-being research in kids involving video games
Education Week Web
Video Games as 'Petri Dishes' for Assessment Data
Aug 12, 2013
Education Week explores why video games are insightful for new lines of research in education and well-being
Persona Film Web
Healthy Habits of Mind Documentary
Aug 12, 2013
This documentary from Persona Film looks at what well-being skills such as mindfulness practices look like in schools and how researchers like Richard Davidson are studying them
Healthy You Radio Web
Healthy You Radio Features Richard Davidson
Aug 07, 2013
Center Neuroscientist Richard Davidson speaks about his new book, "The Emotional Life of Your Brain," with Healthy You Radio
Education Week Web
Researchers See Video Games as Testing, Learning Tools
Aug 06, 2013
Education Week covers research collaborations between the Center and video game experts at UW–Madison
Huffington Post Web
How You Can Train Your Mind To Do The Impossible
Aug 05, 2013
The Huffington Post examines what's known about meditation and the science behind it
Appleton Post Crescent Web
Post-Traumatic Stress Documentary Showing in Appleton
Jul 12, 2013
"Free the Mind," a documentary focused on science being done at the Center, is showing in Appleton, Wisconsin
Huffington Post Web
Why Companies are Turning to Meditation and Yoga to Boost the Bottom Line
Jul 11, 2013
Center Leader Richard Davidson's work is featured in this glimpse into efforts to improve well-being in the workplace
New York Times
The Morality of Meditation
Jul 05, 2013
Commentary on how meditation can benefit others around you draws from compassion research conducted at the Center
La Vie Logo
Antoine Lutz: "I conducted the first experiments on the meditating brain"
Jul 02, 2013
Antoine Lutz, an associate scientist at the Center for Healthy Minds, discusses his groundbreaking meditation experiments with Center founder Richard Davidson.
Huffington Post Web
In Conversation with the Dalai Lama
Jun 24, 2013
Lori DiPrete Brown shares insights from a Center for Healthy Minds panel with herself, other experts and the Dalai Lama
To Best Knowledge Web
Economics of Happiness
Jun 16, 2013
Center Collaborator Richard Layard shares his expertise during a visit to the Center
Epoch Times Web
Study: People Can Be Trained in Compassion
Jun 15, 2013
The Epoch Times shares new compassion research from Helen Weng and the Center
Wxow Web
La Crosse Compassion Project
Jun 14, 2013
The Compassion Project launches in La Cross schools
Bbc Web
Memory and Depression; Global Mental Health; Compassion Training
Jun 05, 2013
BBC Radio features Center for Healthy Minds research on compassion training
Toronto Star Web
Documentary Shows Meditation Helps with ADHD and PTSD
Jun 05, 2013
The Toronto Star expands upon early findings from the Center featured in the documentary "Free the Mind"
Huffington Post Web
Is It Possible for a Film to Change Our Perception of the World, Humankind and Myself?
May 28, 2013
"Free the Mind" producer shares how the work of the Center and Richard Davidson has inspired her
Huffington Post Web
Compassion can be Cultivated in the Brain, Study Finds
May 26, 2013
Huffington Post explores research suggesting compassion can be learned and can change the brain
Wisconsin State Jounral Web
In the Spirit: Wrapping up the Dalai Lama's visit
May 26, 2013
The Wisconsin State Journal provides an overview of the Dalai Lama's visit to Madison
Wisconsin State Jounral Web
In the Spirit: Wrapping up the Dalai Lama's visit
May 26, 2013
The Wisconsin State Journal provides an overview of the Dalai Lama's visit to Madison
Greater Good Science Center Web
How to Train the Compassionate Brain
May 23, 2013
The Greater Good Science Center shares discoveries from compassion research at the Center for Healthy Minds
Huffington Post Web
Change Your Mind and Change the World
May 23, 2013
Insights from the Center's event with the Dalai Lama, "Change Your Mind, Change the World," were explored by the Huffington Post
Pacific Standard Web
Compassion Can Be Cultivated
May 22, 2013
Pacific Standard dives into whether compassion can be trained
Wisconsin State Jounral Web
UW–Madison Researchers Journey Deep into the Brain via the Science of Imaging
May 19, 2013
Richard Davidson and the Center are included in an article highlighting the brain imaging expertise at UW–Madison
Madison Magazine Web
There's Something About the Dalai Lama
May 16, 2013
Madison Magazine shares what it's like to host the Dalai Lama in the city
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Web
Dalai Lama, in ninth visit to Madison, stresses altruism and compassion
May 15, 2013
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel recaps topics investigated at the Center's event with the Dalai Lama
Wisconsin State Jounral Web
Buddhism's Big Week: Dalai Lama's Visit Shines Light on its Many Flourishing Forms
May 13, 2013
A local Madison paper covers the Dalai Lama's 2013 visit to Madison, Wisconsin
Huffington Post Web
What Does Science Teach Us About Well-Being?
May 10, 2013
Center Founder Richard Davidson shares the science of well-being with Huffington Post readers
New York Times
"Free the Mind" Movie Review: Agony Eased by a Gentle Art
May 02, 2013
A film review from the New York Times focused on a documentary inspired by the Center's work
Belief Net Web
Free Your Mind by Seeing "Free the Mind"
Apr 30, 2013
BeliefNet reviews "Free the Mind," focused on the work of Center Founder Richard Davidson
Madison Magazine Web
The World Wide Web – The Dalai Lama's Unique, Decades-Long Relationship with Fellow Buddhists and UW Researchers in Madison
Apr 22, 2013
Madison Magazine profiles the deep-seated friendship between Center Neuroscientist Richard Davidson and the Dalai Lama
New York Times
How Meditation Might Boost Your Test Scores
Apr 03, 2013
The New York Times draws from the scientific perspective of Richard Davidson from the Center for Healthy Minds
Health Beat Web
Center Study Examines Mindfulness and Inflammation
Apr 03, 2013
Department of Health and Human Services HealthBeat look at a new study from the Center
South China Morning Post Web
How Meditation Can Improve Not Only Individual Lives But Also Society
Mar 31, 2013
The South China Morning Post interviews Center Founder Richard Davidson on the science of well-being
Wisconsin State Jounral Web
Dalai Lama Returning to Madison in May
Mar 12, 2013
The Wisconsin State Journal announces the Dalai Lama's return to Madison, Wisconsin
Cbcradio One Wb
A Word To The Wise, Part 2
Mar 06, 2013
Marilyn Powell talks to psychologists, sociologists, neuroscientists such as Richard Davidson about wisdom
Wall Street Journal Web
Stress-Busting Smiles
Feb 25, 2013
The Wall Street Journal draws from the work of Richard Davidson from the Center for Healthy Minds to understand the relationship between frowning muscles and activity in the brain
Wisconsin Public Radio
Richard Davidson on the Veronica Rueckert Show
Feb 22, 2013
Center Founder Richard Davidson shares the neuroscience of well-being on Wisconsin Public Radio show
Live Science Web
Exercising Your Brain May Improve Your Life
Feb 10, 2013
Live Science features neuroscience research from the Center looking at meditation's effects on the brain
New York Times
Where Science and Religion Coexist
Jan 25, 2013
The New York Times chronicles the Dalai Lama's interest in science and collaborations with scientists, including Center Founder Richard Davidson
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Web
UW Study Shows Benefits of Mindfulness Meditation for Inflammation
Jan 19, 2013
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel shares findings from a study led by Center Scientist Melissa Rosenkranz
Tibet Post Web
26th Mind and Life Conference begins at Drepung University
Jan 18, 2013
The Tibet Post shares insights from a dialogue among the Dalai Lama, scientists and scholars
Daily Mail Web
Mindfulness Meditation May Ease Pain from Stress-Related Conditions Like IBS and Arthritis
Jan 17, 2013
The Daily Mail shares findings from a Center for Healthy Minds study
Idea Fit Web
Meditation: Push-Ups for the Brain
Jan 15, 2013
Idea Fit draws from Center for Healthy Minds research on well-being
New York Times
Knowing Every Breath You Take
Jan 05, 2013
This New York Times editorial shares research ideas and a talk led by Center Neuroscientist Richard Davidson
Washington Times Web
Marines Expanding Use of Meditation Training
Dec 05, 2012
Mind Fitness Training found to help troops improve mental performance under stress of war
Pbs Web
Can Sleep Make You Smarter?
Nov 15, 2012
Correspondent Miles O'Brien talks to scientists on the cutting edge of research, including Center Founder Richard Davidson
Australian Broadcasting Corporation Web
The Hour of the Stranger
Nov 10, 2012
Center Founder Richard Davidson discusses what experiences promote mental and emotional growth during adolescence
Wamc Web
Dr. Richard Davidson - The Emotional Life of Your Brain
Nov 09, 2012
Center Founder Richard Davidson speaks about his new book, "The Emotional Life of Your Brain," with WAMC
Letra Urbana Web
La vida emocional del cerebro
Oct 22, 2012
En una entrevista con el Dr.Richard Davidson, conversamos acerca del primer enfoque neurocientifíco que se ocupa la afectividad, de los variados estilos emocionales que se dan entre las personas y del valor de la neuroplasticidad cerebral para afrontar los cambios
Smart People Podcast Web
Episode 67 – Dr. Richard Davidson
Oct 07, 2012
Smart People Podcast talks with Center Founder Richard Davidson about his book "The Emotional Life of Your Brain"
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Web
Yoga, Deep Breathing Used to Address Soldiers' Post-Traumatic Stress
Aug 15, 2012
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel looks at the Center's work with veterans
Epoch Times Web
Game Builds Student Empathy
Aug 14, 2012
The Center and the School of Education are developing games to cultivate attention, empathy, kindness and pro-social behavior
To Best Knowledge Web
Richard Davidson Uncut
Jul 24, 2012
Center Founder Richard Davidson shares how his scientific work has shaped his own life
Blog Talk Radio Web
Does Your Brain's Dorsal Lateral Pre-frontal Cortex Need a Tune-up?
Jul 24, 2012
The Dr. Cochran Show talks with Center Founder Richard Davidson
Huffington Post Web
Meditation, Exercise Could Protect You From The Flu
Jul 14, 2012
Study finds that mindfulness meditation and moderate exercise seem to have protective effects against cold and flu
On Being Web
Richard Davidson — Investigating Healthy Minds
Jul 14, 2012
Center Founder Richard Davidson discusses neuroplasticity and his research with children and adolescents
Washington Times Web
Washington was Making Rep. Tim Ryan Sick … Until He Found Mindfulness
Jul 11, 2012
Friend of the Center Rep. Tim Ryan discusses his book “A Mindful Nation”
Unity Online Radio Web
Meditation, Science and Your Brain: Insights From Neuroscience That Can Change Your Life
Jul 05, 2012
Center Founder Richard Davidson discusses the mind, the brain and our emotional nature
Brain World Web
The Creative Science Behind the Emotional Brain
Jul 03, 2012
A Q&A with Center Founder Richard Davidson, who discusses emotional styles and why different people respond to different interventions
Scientific American Web
MIND Reviews: The Emotional Life of Your Brain
Jul 01, 2012
The Scientific American features Richard Davidson's book "The Emotional Life of Your Brain"
Shambhala Web
Mainstreaming Mindfulness
Jul 01, 2012
Richard Davidson's "The Emotional Life of Your Brain" is one of three books featured in this review about the movement to bring contemplative practice to society's mainstream
Mprnews Web
Book Pick: 'The Emotional Life of Your Brain'
Jun 05, 2012
MPR News reviews Richard Davidson's book "The Emotional Life of Your Brain"
Harvard Business Review Web
Finding the Zone
Jun 01, 2012
The Harvard Business Review states Richard Davidson's book is a great companion piece to Charles Duhigg’s The Power of Habit
The Atlantic Web
The Secrets of the Healthy Mind
May 30, 2012
Richard Davidson and Bruce McEwen's Nature Neuroscience review is discussed
Mindful-Magazine-Web
Games That Train Teens’ Attention and Empathy
May 23, 2012
Richard Davidson shares how educational games can help teens develop social and emotional skills
Wisconsin State Jounral Web
On Campus: Researchers Make Compassion a Game
May 21, 2012
The Wisconsin State Journal features Center research that will develop and test two educational video games
Waking Up Sam Harris
Training the Emotional Brain
May 02, 2012
An interview with Center Founder Richard Davidson
Forbes Web
The Emotional Life of the Brain
Apr 26, 2012
Forbes features Richard Davidson's book "The Emotional Life of Your Brain"
Chicago Tribune Web
Thinking Your Way to a Better Life
Apr 25, 2012
The Chicago Tribune features Richard Davidson's research on emotional styles
Huffington Post Web
The Emotional Life of Your Brain
Apr 23, 2012
Peter Clothier, author and blogger of The Buddha Diaries, reviews The Emotional Life of Your Brain on the Huffington Post
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Web
Neuroscientist Offers Tips to Train Your Brain
Apr 23, 2012
Richard Davidson discusses his book and offers tips to train your brain with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Medical News Today Web
The Benefits of Multiple Practices in Changing Brains for the Better
Apr 19, 2012
Medical News Today features a recent review, co-written by Richard Davidson, that highlights ways the brain can be changed through practice
To Best Knowledge Web
Richard Davidson on the Emotional Brain
Apr 15, 2012
Richard Davidson discusses decoding our emotional states
Usnews Web
Happier People Deal Better with Hardships
Apr 11, 2012
Richard Davidson, and other leading researchers, share their perspectives on resilience
Madison Magazine Web
Madison Magazine's Live Web Chat with Professor Richard Davidson
Mar 26, 2012
Richard Davidson shares insights about meditation and emotions with Madison Magazine
Abcnews Web
Daydream Believers: Scientists Ask Why Our Minds Wander
Mar 23, 2012
ABC News features research from the Center on mind wandering and working memory
New Scientist Web
A DIY Guide to Improving Your Brain
Mar 22, 2012
New Scientist features Richard Davidson's book "The Emotional Life of Your Brain"
Diane Rehm Show Web
Richard Davidson, Sharon Begley: “The Emotional Life of Your Brain”
Mar 14, 2012
Richard Davidson and Sharon Begley explain how your brain chemistry affects the way you think, feel and live – and whether you can change your emotional style
Boston Globe Web
Can You Change How Your Brain Handles Emotions?
Mar 12, 2012
Richard Davidson discusses emotional styles with the Boston Globe
Huffington Post Web
9 Ways to Stop Being Negative
Mar 09, 2012
Richard Davidson discusses emotional styles and shares tips on managing your emotions
Wisconsin State Jounral Web
A Model for Our Emotions: Book Explores Six Dimensions of Style
Mar 05, 2012
A Q&A with Center Founder Richard Davidson
Wall Street Journal Web
Healthy Reader
Mar 05, 2012
The Wall Street Journal review Richard Davidson's book "The Emotional Life of Your Brain"
Sharp Brains Web
The Emotional Life of Your Brain: One Brain Does Not Fit All
Mar 02, 2012
SharpBrains features Richard Davidson's book "The Emotional Life of Your Brain"
Salong Web
The Scientific Argument for Being Emotional
Feb 25, 2012
Salon features Richard Davidson's research on emotion
Newsweek
Tired of Feeling Bad? The New Science of Feelings Can Help
Feb 20, 2012
Richard Davidson discusses the neurobiology of emotion
Vancouver Sun Web
Neuroscientist Touts Benefits of Meditation for Kids
Feb 16, 2012
The Vancouver Sun features research from Richard Davidson's book "The Emotional Life of Your Brain"
Wisconsin State Jounral Web
Veterans Learn to Use Yoga and Meditation Exercises to Reconnect With Their Emotions in a UW–Madison Study
Nov 20, 2011
The Wisconsin State Journal covers a study focusing on the well-being of veterans at the Center
Wisconsin State Jounral Web
UW–Madison Researchers to Meet with Dalai Lama
Oct 16, 2011
Center Founder Richard Davidson and Global Health Institute Jonathan Patz travel to India to explore global well-being with the Dalai Lama
Now Magazine Web
Retraining the Brain
Sep 01, 2011
Now interviews Center Neuroscientist Richard Davidson and examines how to train healthy qualities of mind
Abcnews Web
Re-Wiring Your Brain for Happiness: Research Shows How Meditation Can Physically Change the Brain
Jul 28, 2011
ABC News and Dan Harris dive into the science of meditation and why people around the country are beginning to try it
Philadelphia Inquirer Web
Into 'the Science of Thriving'
Jul 23, 2011
The Philadelphia Inquirer taps into well-being research and speaks with Center Founder Richard Davidson on how to train our brains to be more compassionate and empathetic
On Being Web
Investigating Healthy Minds
Jun 23, 2011
On Being interviews Center Founder Richard Davidson discussing how mental training and neuroscience are being used to study mental health disorders
Abcnews Web
Meditation as Therapy for War Veterans
Jun 06, 2011
Emma Seppala, research scientist and honorary fellow at the Center, discusses trauma relief in veterans
Secular Buddhist Web
The Secular Buddhist Podcast
May 20, 2011
Richard Davidson discusses the use of science in validating the effects of meditation
Wisconsin State Jounral Web
Investigating Healthy Minds: Preschool Study Seeks to Teach Kindness
May 18, 2011
The Center's preschool study is attempting to determine whether children can be taught, in a statistically significant way, to be kinder
Nbc15 Web
ADHD Research Collaboration Begins
Nov 10, 2010
Center Researchers will test and develop a program that provides a drug-free alternative for treating ADHD and high functioning autism in children
Cnn Web
Can Meditation Change Your Brain? Contemplative Neuroscientists Believe it Can
Oct 26, 2010
CNN features Center research on meditation and contemplative practice
Latime Web
Fully Experiencing the Present: A Practice for Everyone, Religious or Not
Oct 02, 2010
The Los Angeles Times discusses mindfulness with Jon Kabat-Zinn and features research from the Center
New York Times
Dalai Lama Donates to Center in Wisconsin
Sep 28, 2010
The New York Times looks at the work of the Center and the Dalai Lama's support of the research
Badger Herald Web
Dalai Lama Gives $50,000 to UW ‘Healthy Minds’ Studies Program
Sep 09, 2010
The Dalai Lama gives grant to further Center research
Diane Rehm Show Web
The Power of Meditation
Jun 22, 2010
Richard Davidson is a guest on The Diane Rehm Show based in Washington, DC.
Wisconsin State Jounral Web
Eric Frydenlund: Dalai Lama Brings Out the Child in Us
May 22, 2010
A look at the Dalai Lama's visit to Madison to celebrate the opening of the Center
Wisconsin State Jounral Web
Dalai Lama Warns of Being Distorted by Ignorance
May 17, 2010
The Dalai Lama participates in an hourlong dialogue with Richard Davidson on his eighth visit to Madison
Bostoncom Web
Scientist Inspired by Dalai Lama Studies Happiness
May 15, 2010
The Associated Press looks at Richard Davidson's research on the brain and emotions
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Web
UW to Study Effects of Meditation, Yoga on Veterans' Stress
May 14, 2010
The Center will apply the tools of neuroscience in studies to determine what if any effect contemplative practices have on veterans with symptoms of PTSD
Usnews Web
The Science of Workplace Happiness
Apr 14, 2010
U.S. News and World Report features Center research on well-being at work
Shrink Rap Radio Web
The Meditating Brain with Richard Davidson
Feb 26, 2010
A podcast of Shrink Rap Radio's interview with Richard Davidson
Usnews Web
Try Meditation to Lower Your Blood Pressure and Protect Your Heart
Nov 18, 2009
Richard Davidson weighs in on meditation practices and well-being
Vancouver Sun Web
Mental Exercise like Meditation Can Literally Change Our Minds
Sep 25, 2009
Richard Davidson discusses the power of mental exercise
Huffington Post Web
Joyful Wisdom: How Happy Can We Be?
Jul 21, 2009
Friend of the Center Daniel Goleman discusses happiness and highlights research from the Center
Usatoday Web
'Mindfulness' Meditation Being Used in Hospitals and Schools
Jun 07, 2009
USA Today features research on well-being from the Center
Npr Web
Prayer May Reshape Your Brain...And Your Reality
May 20, 2009
Richard Davidson discusses neuroplasticity with NPR
Isthmus Wen
Building a Better Brain
Mar 20, 2009
Richard Davidson shares that humans may be able to produce produce physical changes in their brains that can improve their lives
Usnews Web
How to Beat Stress and Angst Through Meditation
Dec 29, 2008
Richard Davidson says meditation is like any other workout - if you want the benefits, you have to practice
Pod Bean Web
Interview with Dr. Richard Davidson
Nov 01, 2008
The Living Hero program talks with Richard Davidson about his career path, how meditation changes the brain and his research
The Neuroscience of Compassion
May 30, 2008
Featuring research from Richard Davidson on emotion regulation
Seattle Times Web
Scientists to Share Insights into Compassion with the Dalai Lama
Apr 06, 2008
Richard Davidson weighs in on neuroplasticity