Mindfulness expert discusses work with pre-deployment service members
High amounts of stress can negatively impact performance, but current research suggests that incorporating mindfulness training to the time leading up to a high-stress event can improve performance.
Amishi Jha, neuroscientist and associate professor of psychology at the University of Miami, visited the Center for Innovation and Research on Veterans & Military Families on March 20 to discuss her work on how mindfulness training can improve performance among high-stress cohorts. Jha has been studying the effects of mindfulness training on cognition, emotion and resilience. Recently, she’s focused on populations that regularly experience high levels of stress leading up to the time […]