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News & Events

SoHE News and Stories: November 10 - November 16

Duncan in Mindful Mag | Raison on 10% Happier | Flanigan’s El Mercurio interview
Larissa Duncan featured in Mindful Magazine

Photo of Dr. Larissa DuncanLarissa Duncan, Ph.D., Elizabeth C. Davies Chair in Child & Family Well-Being and HDFS Associate Professor, has been listed as a top leader in mindfulness research in the December issue of Mindful magazine. Dr. Duncan is a leader in the field of mindfulness and is seeking ways to test how mindfulness-based childbirth and parenting affects mothers’ mental health, stress physiology, and well-being, as well as infants’ behavioral, biological, and neurological development. Read the article here.

Charles Raison gets 10% Happier

Dr. Raison and host Dan Harris at 10% Happier podcast recordingDr. Charles Raison discussed meditation and his new book the Dan Harris podcast “10% Happier.” Raison discussed meditation and his book The New Mind-Body Science of Depression, which investigates if the latest science at odds with current popular understandings of depression, the world’s largest source of disability. The interview and podcast can be found at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play Music, ABCNews.com, and more.



Flanagan lecture covered by El Mercurio

Professor Connie Flanagan, Ph.D.Connie Flanagan, PhD, was interviewed by the Chilean national newspaper, El Mercurio, in the context of the keynote lecture she delivered at the meetings of the Center for Studies of Conflict and Cohesion (COES) November 9/10 in Vina del Mar, Chile. As Chileans gear up for the upcoming national elections, the interview focused on why the years before 18 are an important time for civic discussions and actions and how parents and teachers can engage children’s interest. 


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