Research


Research Grants
  • Attentional inhibition, identity and affective evaluation (Co-PI), Department of Science & Technology - India, 2016-2019.
  • Oscillatory network dynamics in perceptual learning (Co-PI), Department of Science & Technology - India, 2016-2019.
  • Extensive Cognitive Neuroimaging (PI), Department of Science & Technology - India, 2016-2021.
  • Religious Infusion and Asymmetric Group Conflict (Consultant) with Carolyn Warner, Steven Neuberg, and David Siroky, (PIs), Arizona State University, USA. National Science Foundation, USA, 2014-2017.
  • Study on Effects of Cognitive Styles on Perception of Products and Product Benefits (PI), Unilever Ltd, 2013-2016.
  • Flexible perception and action in the context of naturalistic scenes (PI) with David Melcher (University of Trento, Italy), Indo-Trento Program for Advanced Research (ITPAR) – Phase III, Department of Science & Technology – India, 2013-2016.
  • Effects of meditation on scope of attention (PI), Department of Science & Technology - India, 2011-2014.
  • Neuro-cognitive mechanisms of conflict adaptation and affective control: A multimodal neuroimaging investigation (Co-PI), Department of Science & Technology - India, 2011-2014.
  • Interaction of emotion and attention in decision making (Co-PI), Department of Science & Technology - India, 2010-2013.
  • Mela Project - Collective Participation and Social Identification: A Study of the Individual, Interpersonal and Collective Dimensions of Attendance at the Magh Mela (Coordinator - India) with Universities in UK and Ireland, 2009-2012 (funded by ESRC, UK).
  • Exploring the neural mechanisms in online language comprehension using EEG in Hindi-English bilinguals (PI), Department of Science & Technology - India, 2009-2013.
  • Camouflage Detection (PI), Defense Institute of Psychological Research, 2004–2005.
  • Video Indexing (PI), All India Council for Technical Education, 2000-2001.
We thank the following organizations for their generous support:
  • Department of Science & Technology
  • University Grants Commission
  • Unilever Limited
Research Areas
  • Attention and Awareness
  • Emotions
  • Meditation
  • Self and Consciousness
  • Statistical Processing
  • Time Perception
  • Language Processing
  • Creativity
  • Mela Project