Ken Paller

Ken Paller is a Professor at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, where he holds the James Padilla Chair in Arts & Sciences and also serves as Director of the Training Program in the Neuroscience of Human Cognition. He was born and raised in Los Angeles, received degrees from UCLA (BS) and UC San Diego (Neuroscience …

Christopher May

Chris May’s interest in cognitive-emotional training underpins both his enthusiasm as an educator and his research in the contemplative sciences. Having worked as an assistant and association professor of psychology for 10 years at Carroll University in the United States, Chris now teaches and conducts research at the University of Groningen (Netherlands). Chris’ research interests …

Shelley Aikman

Shelley Aikman is a health psychologist and a professor of Psychological Science at the University of North Georgia. She studies health and social attitudes. She is interested in the impact of mindfulness on how individuals feel about themselves and the social world around them.

Paul Verhaeghen

Paul Verhaeghen is a cognitive psychologist. As a professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology, he has mostly studied attention and memory in aging. As a long-time meditation practitioner, holding an MS in Buddhist Studies, he has recently expanded his research interest into the study of mindfulness. He is the author of Presence: How Mindfulness …

Tyralynn Frazier

Tyralynn Frazier, Ph.D., MPH, is Lead Scientist for SEE Learning at the Center for Contemplative Science and Compassion-Based Ethics at Emory University. In her current role, she guides the center in developing a research program on the global implementation of SEE Learning and fundamental research on the science of compassion, ethics, and prosociality throughout human …