Amishi Jha is an American neuroscientist, academic, writer, and speaker who studies the neural bases of attention and the effects of mindfulness training, especially in high-stress professions. She lectures and writes for both popular and academic audiences.
"Dr. Jha brilliantly blends cutting-edge science, compelling stories, and strong practical instructions--the perfect antidote for our distracted over-busy times." -- Jack Kornfield, bestselling author of The Wise Heart Research shows we are missing 50% of our lives.
Amishi Jha, Ph.D., is a professor of psychology at the University of Miami, and she’s written a new book called Peak Mind. In it, she shares how we can improve our attention spans and become better focused in just 12 minutes a day.
Respected brain researcher Amishi Jha brings a fascinating exploration of findings from cutting-edge neuroscience on the profound and positive effects of mindfulness practices on the brain, psychological health, wellness, and resilience.