Kimberly Schonert-Reichl

Mindfulness as a Pathway to Social and Emotional Development
Kimberly Schonert-Reichl, Ph. D., is an Applied Developmental Psychologist and Professor at the University of British Columbia. For more than 20 years, Dr. Schonert-Reichl has been conducting research in the area of child and adolescent social-emotional development, with an emphasis on understanding how children develop positive human qualities such as compassion, altruism, and resilience.
Dr. Schonert-Reichl presents findings from several recent experimental studies including an evaluation of the effectiveness of the MindUP program on children's executive functions, social-emotional and psychological well-being, and school achievement.