Amishi Jha

Associate Professor, Director of Contemplative Neuroscience, Mindfulness Research and Practice Initiative, University of Miami

PhD, Univ. of California, Davis; postdoctoral training in brain imaging, Duke Univ. Former faculty member, Ctr for Cognitive Neuroscience, Univ. of Pennsylvania. Assoc. Prof. of Psychology and Director of Contemplative Neuroscience, Mindfulness Research & Practice Initiative, Univ. of Miami, Florida. Research on brain bases of attention, working memory and mindfulness-based training. Projects investigate how to best promote resilience in high-stress cohorts using contemplative/mind training techniques that strengthen the brain's attention networks. Science and Public Leadership Fellow, Pop!Tech. On the editorial review boards of Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, Frontiers in Cognitive Science, and Frontiers in Psychology.

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