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Richard J Davidson

Center for Investigating Healthy Minds at the Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison
William James and Vilas Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry
Madison, WI
Dr Davidson's research is broadly focused on the neural bases of emotion and emotional style and methods to promote human flourishing including meditation and related contemplative practices. His studies have included persons of all ages from birth though old age and have also included individuals with disorders of emotion such as mood and anxiety disorders and autism, as well as expert meditation practitioners with tens of thousands of hours of experience. His research uses a wide range of methods including different varieties of MRI, positron emission tomography, electroencephalography and modern genetic and epigenetic methods.

My Speakers Sessions

Friday, June 13
 

10:30am CDT