Ekaterina Denkova is Research Assistant Professor in the laboratory of Dr. Amishi Jha at the University of Miami. Ekaterina received her Ph.D. from the University of Strasbourg, where she examined the neural underpinnings of autobiographical memory in healthy and brain-damaged people. Shortly after, she joined the University of Alberta as a Canadian Institutes of Health Research-Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Postdoctoral Fellow. There, she examined the impact of attention-based emotion regulation strategies on the way emotional autobiographical memories are remembered. This led her to seek integrating mindfulness into her research and to join the Jha Lab, initially as a Postdoctoral Fellow. Broadly, her research interests reside in examining the neural underpinnings of cognitive and affective processes involved in memory and mind wandering, a concept linked to autobiographical memory, and the effects of mindfulness-based attention training programs on these processes. Her research involves brain imaging methods (fMRI, ERP) and cognitive and affective assessments in diverse populations. 

This profile was last updated on March 4, 2020

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