Human Flourishing, Leadership & Ethics Research

Human Flourishing, Leadership & Ethics Research

Human flourishing, leadership and ethics research advances understanding in areas by which individuals, communities and societies thrive. From entrepreneurship to the arts, philosophy and communication, Baylor is a recognized leader in disciplines that broker deeper understanding and ennoble individuals and communities. Learn more about Baylor human flourishing, leadership and ethics research.

Oct. 8, 2020
Smartphone Surveys Find Connection Between Daily Spiritual Experiences and Well-being
Using smartphone check-ins twice a day for two weeks, sociologists in a national study have found a link between individuals’ daily spiritual experiences and overall well-being, say researchers from Baylor University and Harvard University.
Sep. 25, 2020
Composing a More Complete History
Horace Maxile illuminates the music of Black composers for modern audiences and stages.
Sep. 17, 2020
'Measuring the (Im)measurable:' Grant Funds Research Into Spiritual Impact of Art
Baylor psychology and neuroscience professors seek to isolate how artistic encounters impact spiritual awareness, compassion and empathy.
Sep. 9, 2020
People Who Experienced Parental Divorce as Children Have Lower ‘Love Hormone’ Levels
Study is ‘first step’ to understanding how oxytocin during stressful events in young people may be linked to their future, Baylor University researcher says.
Sep. 7, 2020
Baylor Libraries Receive $300,000 NEH Grant for Browning Research
Baylor University Libraries has been awarded a $300,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to support the research of two Browning scholars. The funds will enable editing and publishing of letters written by and to Victorian poets Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning.
Aug. 24, 2020
Simulating Hippotherapy for Children with Autism
An interdisciplinary team at Baylor received a grant to evaluate a device that simulates the motion of riding a horse as an effective treatment for children with autism.
Jul. 30, 2020
Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty Receives $930,000 USDA Grant for Milk Incentive Program
USDA grant supports innovative pilot program designed to encourage Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants to purchase and consume milk as part of a healthy, balanced diet.
Jul. 29, 2020
Mark Twain Journal Relocates to Baylor
Legacy Scholar and one of America's foremost Twain scholars, Joe B. Fulton, moves offices of nationally acclaimed publication to Baylor.