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March 3: The After-School Corporation (TASC) in NYC

'One Size Will Not Fit All:' Q&A with Dr. Richard Davidson | NeuroConnections

January 23: Huffington Post

Professor Davidson was interviewed by the Huffington Post during his visit to the World Economic Forum. "Everything we've learned about the brain suggests it's no different than learning the violin... if you practice, you'll get better at it." Watch the full interview.

December 3: Linkedin

Research: The Key Ingredient to Genuine Happiness by Daniel Goleman

October 3: Huffinton Post

Our Digital Device Addiction Is Causing A 'National Attention Deficit'

At the Thrive Event in October, Dr. Davidson and The Huffington Post's editor-in-chief, Arianna Huffington discussed the implications of the day to day information overload we often experience.

"I think if we're all honest about it, we all suffer from attention deficit disorder...we don't need to eliminate technology to improve our relationship with it. We can actually turn to digital help us use technology more mindfully." - Dr. Davidson

Click here to read The Huffington Post re-cap.

Sept 15: Wisconsin Public Radio

UW-Madison Research Suggests Yoga Breathing Technique Could Help Treat PTSD: Sudarshan Kriya Yoga Utilizes Breathing Technique That Could Help People Manage Post-Traumatic Stress

September: Briefings Magazine

The Happiness Quest

July 21: American Meditating Radio Show

The Emotional Life of Your Brain with Dr. Richard J. Davidson

July 9: NBC News with Maria Shriver

Life Ed: Making Meditation Part of Daily Life

June 16: Meditate This!

Despite their total lack of education on the subject, Pete Falker and Jay Hollander explore the spectacular depths of neuroscience with Dr Richard Davidson. Download and subscribe to podcasts on iTunes here.

June 3: The Dana Foundation Cerebrum

Dr Davidson authors paper for Cerebrum: One of a Kind: The Neurobiology of Individuality

May 9: WPT Here and Now

Tim Riley of the La Crosse Public School Foundation and UW neuroscientist Richard Davidson of the Center for Investigating Healthy Minds speak about the district's "Compassion Project" that asked students to paint on canvasses what compassion meant to them. See video here.

April 21: Minneapolis Star Tribune

More doctors embrace meditation as medicine

March 12: Groks Science Show

The Groks Science Show featured Richie Davidson on their blog and also through PRX

February 19: The Daily Beast

Dr Davidson joins the Dalai Lama in DC: The Dalai Lama Brings Peace, Love and Politics to Washington

February 10: Frontiers in Neuroscience

The Center's Alex Converse recently published a paper, titled "Tai chi training reduces self-report of inattention in healthy young adults", which as been listed as one of the Top 10 most viewed research articles from the Frontiers in Neuroscience journals

January 23: Rewire Me

Richard Davidson: Advancing the State of Mindfulness Pathbreaking work by Dr. Davidson is tapping the power of meditation and mindfulness for greater wellness


January 2: Greater Good Science Center

One of our Center's research papers, Compassion Training Alters Altruism and Neural Responses to Suffering, is featured prominently in the Greater Good's Top 10 Insights from the “Science of a Meaningful Life” in 2013. See original article from May 2013 here: How to Train the Compassionate Brain

January: International Innovations

Davidson, Richard J., The wellspring of wellbeing, International Innovation, Issue 121, North America, (Research Media, UK, pp 117-119) ISSN 2051-8528. See full issue here.

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