Shelby DeMeulenaere



PhD Student

School of Psychology
Adeilad Brigantia
Penrallt Road
Gwynedd LL57 2AS
United Kingdom


Phd Details

First Supervisor: Dr Dusana Dorjee

Second Supervisor: Dr Paul Mullins
Funded By:

PhD Title:  The Potential Effects of a Mindfulness-Based Intervention on Biomarkers of Dementia: A Neuroscientific Investigation

This PhD aims to examine the impact of a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Course on neurocognitive markers of dementia in healthy older adults, ages 60 and above.  The project will  incorporate self-report questionnaires, neuropsychological assessments, Event Related Potentials (ERPs), Heart-Rate Variability (HRV) measures,  and other imaging techniques (fMRI, DTI, MRS, and MRI).