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Pema Lhamo
Pema Lhamo
Graduate Student, Department of Educational Psychology and the Center for Healthy Minds

Pema is currently a graduate student in the Educational Psychology department and the Center for Healthy Minds. She works with Dr. Sarah Short and currently contributes to two research projects. One of their studies work towards understanding the impact of poverty on the developing brain and other project that aims to fostering the well-being of children and adults in the school environment by introducing a mindfulness based curricula in Mexico.

Pema’s main interest is understanding the process behind Compassion and also how one can introduce a sustainable approach towards strengthening and building a compassionate community.


M.Sc. Life Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi, India

B.Sc. (Hons) Biomedical Science, University of Delhi, India

Related Studies

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Improving School Climate and Children’s Well-Being through Mindfulness-Based Curricula in Mexico

What impact does well-being curricula have on educators and the students they serve? The Center for Healthy Minds is teaming up with AtentaMente, a Mexico-based group of multidisciplinary professionals, to find out.

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Understanding Poverty’s Impact on the Developing Brain

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