Amishi Jha is a neuroscientist and associate professor of psychology at the University of Miami. She’s the author of a forthcoming book (2021, Harper One) on the science of attention.
Her research focuses on the brain bases of attention, working memory, and mindfulness-based training. With grants from the US Department of Defense and several private foundations, her current projects investigate how to best promote resilience in high stress cohorts using contemplative/mind training techniques that strengthen the brain’s attention networks.
The Brain Science of Attention with Amishi Jha
In this 4-part series you’ll explore the ins and outs of the brain’s attention system, training your brain with mindfulness, and strengthening your awareness.
Session #1: Understanding Your Brain’s Attention System
Session #2: Training the Brain with Mindfulness Meditation
Session #3: Strengthening Moment-to-Moment Awareness
Session #4: Exploring the Research on Mindfulness Training
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