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Elena Patsenko
Honorary Fellow, Former Research Scientist, Center for Healthy Minds

Dates of Employment: November 2015 - November 2019

Elena's research has focused on executive functions: cognitive control, attention, error-detection, conflict monitoring, goal-directed behavior and planning. She has been studying these processes using neuroimaging (fMRI), eye-tracking and behavioral methodologies.

Recently, she has become interested in neural and cognitive mechanisms of meditation, particularly the effects of meditative and contemplative practices on executive processes.

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