Dr. Kanishka Sharma

Assistant Professor, Cognition and Learning Lab, School of Psychology and Education

Dr. Kanishka Sharma is a neuroscience graduate with a Ph.D. in neurocognitive and psychophysiological analysis. In his research career, he learned experimental neurophysiology, neurocognitive assessment, and data analysis. He has experience working at premium research institutions of India viz Institute of Nuclear Medicine and allied science (INMAS-DRDO), Delhi; Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru and Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.

He made standardized protocols during his five years of postdoctoral training at the Center for Neuroscience and electrical engineering department of IISc, Bengaluru. He set up a human psychophysiological data collection and analysis lab. He has supervised many U.G., P.G. for their dissertation thesis and trained PhD students to design empirical study and neurophysiological data collection.

His orientation towards life is more focused on spiritual and intellectual growth. He practiced four different types of contemplative practices, the Sudarshan Kriya, Vipassana, Heartfulness, and Raja yoga meditation, and has closely studied many others.

His research interest is the psychophysiological exploration of different meditation and contemplative practices and the utilization of noninvasive interventions to enhance cognitive abilities.
Apart from the responsibilities of labwork, he enjoys getting along with the different social groups to learn diversity in human behavior, make good friends, explore places from a wanderer’s perspective, understand more profound aspects of social causes, and ultimately get enlightened with the vast information present with individual’s human brain.

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