Think In New Ways.
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A program from
Sponsored by
University of Virginia
National Institute of Mental Health

How It Works

Just three simple steps.


Tell us about yourself.
We'll ask you to answer some questions about who you are and how you're feeling.


Picture yourself in different situations.
You'll be asked to imagine yourself in situations with uncertain outcomes.


Practice thinking in new ways.
As you read about situations that may cause anxiety, we'll help you think about them in a healthier way.

What Is Interpretation Bias Training?

Research shows that people who are prone to anxiety tend to think about situations negatively. MindTrails training gives you practice thinking about situations in new ways. This encourages more flexible thinking styles in your everyday life that can break your thinking out of negative patterns.
Learn more about the science

Available Programs

Calm Thinking

Our newest program, designed to promote healthier thinking patterns for people with anxiety. Calm Thinking is free as part of a study funded by the National Institute of Mental Health.

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Our Team

We're a team of psychologists, engineers, and computer scientists from the University of Virginia who are working together and using the latest research to build new programs to reduce anxious thinking.
Meet the team

MindTrails Programs Are Designed to Help


We protect your personal information.


Research suggests our programs reduce anxious thinking.


Our methods are developed by researchers.


Sessions take only 10-20 minutes to complete.


It costs nothing to participate.


Your participation will improve these programs to help others.

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