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Psychology Professor Awarded $1.8 Million NIH Award

Posted: August 10, 2017

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Ruchika Prakash, associate professor of psychology, was recently awarded a five-year $1.8 million NIH grant to conduct a rigorous randomized controlled trial examining the benefits of mindfulness meditation for reducing cognitive decline in older adults. Prakash, an expert in neuropsychological rehabilitation, will be leading the effort with her collaborators, Janice Kiecolt-Glaser, College of Medicine, and Rebecca Andridge, College of Public Health.

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