Richard Davidson teaches well-being

By Hannah Kinzer William James and Vilas Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry Richard Davidson, an expert in neuroscience at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, gave a lecture titled “Well-Being is a Skill” on Thursday, Oct. 28, from 11:10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Memorial Chapel. The lecture was free and open to all members of the community and was part of two lecture series sponsored by a grant from the Mellon Foundation. The two lecture series responsible for co-sponsoring the event are the Liberal Arts in the Century of the Brain Series and the Contemplative Studies Series. Both earn funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Lawrence University has connections with the Mellon Foundation as former professor Nathan Pusey was the president of The Mellon Foundation from 1971 to 1975. The Andrew…


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