PhD in Cognitive Science, University of Allahabad
Emotion Regulation, Memory, Attention, Cognitive Control, Cognitive Aging
Dr. Richa Nigam is an Assistant Professor at the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Before joining TSLAS, she worked as a Research Officer at the Centre for Behavioral Science, IIM Ahmedabad. She earned her Master’s and Ph.D. in Cognitive Science degree at the Centre of Behavioural and Cognitive Sciences, University of Allahabad. In her doctoral thesis program, she she looked at affective bias, proactive control and emotion regulation strategies as a function of aging. She also has experience working with special population i e., dementia and related disorders, and dyslexia. She has conducted an EEG/ERP and an fMRI study as part of the DST funded project on neural mechanisms of affective control. She uses psychophysical methods and Experience Sampling. Her area of research is Emotion Regulation, Cognitive Aging and Cognitive Control.