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Amishi Parag Jha (born December 9 1970) is an American neuroscientist. She is currently an assistant professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania. Her work primarily focuses on mechanisms and modes of attention and cognition.
Jha earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in 1993 and a doctoral degree in psychology with a focus on ERP and attention at University of California, Davis in 1998. In 2002 she joined the psychology department at the University of Pennsylvania and since has received many prestigious honors. In 2004 she won the Women in Science Trustees Summer Research Award. More recently in 2007 she received the Charles Ludwig Award for Distinguished Teaching.
Her current teaching and research interest include: the neural components of attention, environmental manipulations of attention, the effects of meditation and mindfulness training, and attentional disorders.
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