Amishi Jha, Ph.D.

Amishi Jha, Ph.D.

Neuroscientist

Amishi Jha, Ph.D. is an acclaimed neuroscientist and professor of psychology at the University of Miami. She serves as the Director of Contemplative Neuroscience for the Mindfulness Research and Practice Initiative, which she co-founded in 2010. She received her Ph.D. from the University of California–Davis and postdoctoral training at the Brain Imaging and Analysis Center at Duke University. Jha’s work has been featured at NATO, the World Economic Forum, and The Pentagon, and she has received coverage in The New York Times, NPR, TIME, Forbes, and more. Jha is also the author of Peak Mind.