Kindness Curriculum

Can a "Kindness Curriculum" help children manage their emotions and pay attention better?

Can we change the expression of our genes by training our minds?

Can we change the expression of our genes by training our minds?

Can we cultivate greater altruism through compassion training?

Can discoveries in neuroscience inform how we cultivate wellbeing?

Can we uncover new strategies to help Veterans cope after combat?

How do we ensure that children have the best chance
to succeed in life?

Welcome

Founded by world-renowned neuroscientist Richard J. Davidson, the Center for Investigating Healthy Minds (CIHM) at the Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison is a global leader in conducting novel research that has revolutionized how we understand the mind, our emotions, and how to nurture well-being for ourselves and others.

At CIHM we are advancing breakthrough research, developing tools aimed at cultivating well-being and telling the story that well-being can be learned. This story holds unimaginable potential for humanity.

 

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