PhD StudentSchool of Psychology
Gwynedd LL57 2AS
First Supervisor: Dr Dusana Dorjee
Second Supervisor: Dr Paul Mullins
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).