Brianna Morseth

Ph.D. Student

Specialization

Ph.D. Student, Psychological and Brain Sciences, University of California, Santa Barbara

Bio

Ph.D. student in Cognition, Perception, and Cognitive Neuroscience through the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences. Research interests include the areas of convergence between Buddhist contemplative practice and cognitive science. Current projects involve examining the impact of mindfulness on self-construal and social cognition as well as investigating the effects of meditation on the default mode network and self-referential processing.

Research

Research interests: Discursive practices; History of Social Thought; Religion; Neurotheology