The Cultivating Well-Being team (comprised of business professionals, researchers and experienced facilitators) plans to implement a research component to this program in the future that studies the effectiveness of the curriculum in the following ways:
Founded and led by world-renowned neuroscientist, Dr. Richard J. Davidson, the Center for Investigating Healthy Minds at the Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin–Madison is a global leader in conducting novel research that has revolutionized the understanding of the mind, emotions and well-being.
The Center focuses on ways to cultivate well-being and relieve suffering through a scientific understanding of the mind.
Research projects cover the behavioral and neural bases of pro-social behavior, meditation and compassion training, mental and physical health as well as development across the lifespan and well-being in education. The Center conducts basic and translational research, developing tools and curricula for work, healthcare and educational settings to understand the scientific underpinnings of well-being and suffering.
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