Strengthening Attention with Mindfulness Training in High-Stress Cohorts

A Presentation by Dr. Amishi Jha

USC Center for Innovation and Research on Veterans & Military Families

Dates
  • MondayMarch 20, 201711:30am to 1:00pm
Contact
USC CIR
213-821-3600
Cost
Free
Details

Amishi Jha, PhD, is a neuroscientist and associate professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Miami, where she also serves as director of Contemplative Neuroscience for the UMindfulness Initiative. Dr. Jha studies the neural bases of attention and the effects of mindfulness-based training progams on cognition, emotion and resilience. With grants from the Department of Defense and several private foundations, she has been investigating the potential applications of mindfulness training in education, sports, business and the military. 

*Lunch will be provided

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