Enjoy a conversation with SIYLI Board member Dr. Amishi Jha at our monthly Change-Maker Forum to explore how attention is key to unlocking peak performance in work and in life. Dr. Jha’s research on attention, working memory, the neural bases of executive functioning and the effects of mental training on cognition, emotion and resilience is world-renowned. Dr. Jha was joined in conversation with SIYLI CEO Rich Fernandez discussing her new book to be released on October 19, Peak Mind: Find Your Focus, Own Your Attention, Invest 12 Minutes a Day.
Dr. Amishi Jha is a neuroscientist and professor of psychology at the University of Miami. She serves on SIYLI’s board of directors and is 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. Dr. Jha’s work has been featured at NATO, the World Economic Forum, and The Pentagon. She has received coverage in The New York Times, NPR, TIME, Forbes and more.