Prof. Snehlata Jaswal

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Prof. Snehlata  Jaswal

  Prof. Snehlata  Jaswal 
  Designation: Professor
  Date of Joining: 30.06.2023
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 MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS

 H Index 10                     i10  10                         Citations   343 (Google Scholar)

  • Revived the Department of Psychology at CCS University Meerut as head of the department from October 2018 to October 2021           
  • PhD from the University of Edinburgh, UK, a Russell group university, currently ranked 15th in the world (QS Ranking 2023)
  • Chevening Fellowship awarded in 2004 by UK Government; among 12 women selected from all over India
  • Started the Department of Psychology in MCM DAV College, Chandigarh, and remained the head from 1991 to 2004, throughout the time that I was there

 ACADEMIC RECORD

INSTITUTION

DEGREE

AWARDED

BOARD

DIVISION

School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences, University of Edinburgh

Ph.D.

2010

University of Edinburgh

None is awarded

Department of Psychology,

Panjab University, Chandigarh

M.Phil.

1988

Panjab University

First 71%

Department of Psychology,

Panjab University, Chandigarh

M.A.

1987

Panjab University

First 60%

Government College for Girls,

Sector 11, Chandigarh

B.A.(Honours)

1985

Panjab University

First 73%

Government College for Girls,

Sector 11, Chandigarh

Pre University

1982

Panjab University

First 65%

Kendriya Vidyalaya,

Chandimandir

X

1981

CBSE

First 67%

 

UGC NET cleared in 1987

 University positions

 Achieved Distinction in Dissertation in M.Phil. Placed 2nd in the University Merit List

  • Placed 2nd in the Panjab University in English (Honours) in B.A. III
  • Placed 24th in the Panjab University Merit list in B.A. III

THESES

  • PhD. (2010, University of Edinburgh) Binding of Visual Features in Human Perception and Memory
  • M.Phil. (1988, Panjab University, Chandigarh) Need for Achievement, Locus of Control, and Intelligence as factors in Creativity in Males and Females

 Awards, ACCOLADES, and Prizes

 Deepak Bhat award for best paper presentation in a session by the Indian Academy of Applied Psychology received at the 57th National and 26th International Conference of IAAP held at Aizawl, Mizoram, 27-29 January 2022

  • Women Leadership Award 2019 for contributing in the field of Women Empowerment by Mahila Patanjali Yog Samiti on 15 August 2020
  • Naina Singh Memorial Award 2019 by the Indian Academy of Applied Psychology received at the 55th National and 24th International Conference of IAAP held at Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, 23-25 January 2020
  • International Travel Support Grant (competitive) by Department of Science and Technology, India, for presenting my work at EWOMS 7, University of Edinburgh UK, 2-4 September 2014 (INR 1 lakh 12 thousand)
  • A journal article (published in 2011) was selected for ‘Editor’s choice’ and featured in the ‘APS Global Observer’ (15 May 2013)
  • Grindley Grant by EPS for Conference Presentation at London 2012 (£500)
  • Grindley Grant by EPS for Conference Presentation at Nottingham 2011 (£500)
  • Travel grant by the ‘Guarantors of Brain’ for oral presentation at EWIC 2010, Helsinki, Finland (£500)
  • Grindley Grant by EPS for Conference Presentation at Manchester 2010 (£500)
  • ECVP Travel Fellowship (competitive) for oral presentation at ECVP 2009 (350 Euros)
  • Grindley Grant by EPS for International Conference Presentation (competitive) at ESCOP 2009 (£500)
  • Grindley Grant by EPS for Conference Presentation at Leicester 2009 (£500)
  • Grindley Grant by EPS for Conference Presentation at Cambridge 2008 (£500)
  • Small Grants by PPLS 2006 for covering Honoraria to Participants (£550)
  • Research Grant from Edinburgh Fund 2006 Development and Alumni Office, Edinburgh (£1700)
  • Awarded Chevening Fellowship by Foreign and Commonwealth Office, UK, for a course “Women in Leadership and Management” at the University of Bradford; among 12 women selected from all over India
  • Awarded “Best paper in the session” for presenting a paper on Post Retirement Blues: A Different Hue for Defence Personnel in the 7th International and 38th National Conference of the Indian Academy of Applied Psychology in October 2003
  • Selected to be among eight ‘Creative Teachers’ in North India by the Indian Express Group of Newspapers, Chandigarh in March 2001
  • Awarded U.G.C. N.E.T. Fellowship in 1987; thus funded for M.Phil.
  • Awarded National Scholarship by Chandigarh Administration for doing M.A
  • Won many writing competitions:
    • First Prize for Essay Writing in Minifest 1985
    • First prize for On the Spot Essay Writing in K K Dewett Literary Festival, PU, 1985
    • First prize in English Prose (Campus Reporter) by Panjab University Campus, 1986
    • First prize in On the Spot Essay Writing Competition by Panjab University Campus, 1987
    • Third Prize in Essay Contest by Creative Interaction Group, Chandigarh, 1987
    • First Prize in On the Spot Essay Writing Competition by Panjab University Campus, 1990
  • Awarded Third Prize for presenting a paper on The Relevance of Jane Austen in the Seminar on The World of Jane Austen held in M.C.M. D.A.V. College on 2 February 1984

Publications      (H INDEX  –  10;    i10  –  10;    Citations  343)

 JOURNAL ARTICLES

  • Mathur, N., Gupta, A., Jaswal, S., & Verma, R. (2021). Deep learning helps EEG signals predict different stages of visual processing in the human brain. Biomedical Signal Processing and Control70, 102996. Cited 10 times. Impact factor – 5.076 (SCIE - Q2; JCR 2022) Scopus CiteScore 6.9 (2022)
  • Bharti, A.K, Yadav, S., & Jaswal, S. (2020). Feature binding of sequentially presented stimuli in visual working memory. Frontiers in Psychology, doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2020.00033 Cited 13 times (Google Scholar 2023) Impact factor – 4.232 (SSCI - Q1; JCR 2022) Scopus CiteScore 4.0 (2022)
  • Girdher, S., Gupta, A., Jaswal, S., & Naik, V. (2020). Predicting Human Response in Feature Binding Experiment Using EEG Data. In 2020 International Conference on COMmunication Systems & NETworkS (COMSNETS) (pp. 24-28). IEEE. doi: 10.1109/COMSNETS48256.2020.9027381. Cited 4 times (Google Scholar 2023)
  • Kaur, R., Jaswal, S., & Bhatia, B.S. (2018). Comparing the locus of control of male and female employees in public and private sector banks in India. Indian Management Studies Journal, 22 (1), 1-10.
  • Jaswal, S. (2018) Meaningful experiments by design (Invited book review) Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 71(9), 2039-2040. Impact factor- 2.138 (JCR 2022)  Scopus CiteScore 8 (2022)
  • Singh, K., Junnarkar, M., & Jaswal, S. (2016). Validating the Flourishing Scale and the Scale of Positive and Negative Experience in India. Mental Health, Religion, & Culture, 19(8), 943-954. Cited 80 times (Google Scholar 2023) Scopus CiteScore 2.0 (2022)
  • Singh, K., Junnarkar, M., Jaswal, S. & Kaur, J. (2016). Validation of meaning in life questionnaire in Hindi (MLQ-H). Mental Health, Religion, & Culture, 19(5), 448-458. Cited 16 times (Google Scholar 2023)Scopus CiteScore 2.0 (2022)
  • Jaswal, S. &Logie, R.H. (2013) The contextual interference effect in visual feature binding: What does it say about the role of attention in binding? Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 66(4), 687-704. Cited 10 times (Google Scholar 2023), Impact factor- 2.138 (JCR 2022) Scopus CiteScore 3.8 (2022)
  • Jaswal, S. (2012). The importance of being relevant. Frontiers in Psychology, 3, 309. Cited 12 times (Google Scholar 2023) Impact factor – 4.232 (SSCI Q1; JCR 2022) Scopus CiteScore 4.0 (2022)
  • Jaswal, S. &Logie, R.H. (2011) Configural encoding in visual feature binding. Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 23(5), 586-603. Cited 23 times (Google Scholar 2023), Impact factor- 1.279 (JCR 2022). Scopus CiteScore 8 (2022) This article was also selected for ‘Editor’s choice’ and featured in the ‘APS Global Observer’ in 2013 
  • Logie, R.H., Brockmole, J.R., & Jaswal, S. (2011). Feature binding in visual short-term memory is unaffected by task-irrelevant changes of location, shape, and color. Memory and Cognition, 39(1), 24-36. Cited 108 times (Google Scholar 2023) Impact factor 2.482 (JCR 2022) Scopus CiteScore 3.7 (2022)
  • Jaswal, S. (2009). Pylyshyn's paradigms for Cognitive Science - A review of Computation, Cognition and Pylyshyn. (Invited book review). Perception,38 (11), 1737-38. Impact factor 1.492  (JCR 2022)  Scopus CiteScore 1 (2022)
  • Jaswal, S, & Dewan, A. (1997). The relationship between Locus of Control and Depression.Journal of Personality and Clinical Studies, 13 (1-2), 25-27. Cited 36 times (Google Scholar 2023)
  • Jaswal, S, & Jerath, J.M. (1991). Need for achievement and locus of control as predictors of creativity among males at two levels of intelligence. Journal of Personality and Clinical Studies, 7 (2), 35-42.Cited 19 times (Google Scholar 2023)

EDITED BOOKS

  • Jaswal, S. (2018). The cognition of sequences. Switzerland: Frontiers Media.
  • Jaswal, S. (2016). Perception, Action, and Cognition. Switzerland: Frontiers Media. 
  • Jaswal, S. (2013). Inhibition in the process of feature binding. Switzerland: Frontiers Media. 

 BOOK CHAPTERS

  • Jaswal, S. (2018). Editorial: The Cognition of Sequences. Lausanne: Frontiers Media. doi: 10.3389/978-2-88945-398-6
  • Jaswal, S. (2016). The balanced triad of perception, action, and cognition. (Editorial). Frontiers in Psychology.7, Cited 3 times (Google Scholar 2023) Impact factor of the journal – 4.232 (SSCI Q1; JCR 2022) Scopus CiteScore 4.0 (2022)
  • Jaswal, S. (2015).Creativity and Working Memory. In Manjaly and B. Indurkhya (Eds.). Cognition, Experience, and Creativity. New Delhi, India: Orient Blackswan. Pp. 215-230. Cited 3 times (Google Scholar 2023)
  • Jaswal, S. (2013). The process of feature binding. (Editorial). Frontiers in Psychology, 4, 207. Cited 2 times (Google Scholar 2023) Impact factor of the journal – 4.232 (SSCI Q1; JCR 2022) Scopus CiteScore 4.0 (2022)
  • Jaswal, S. (2002).The Defence Mechanisms They Use. In Sukhdev Singh (Ed.) Kamloops Dian Machhian: Samvad Ate Samikhya. Chandigarh: Lokgeet. Pp. 238-251. 
  • Jaswal, S. (2002). EkkBahu Parti Rachna (A multi-layered creation - Foreword to the play) Playwright: Atamjit. Main taan ekk saarangi haan. Chandigarh: Lokgeet

 PLAY TRANSLATION

  • Jaswal, S. (2014).The Meandering Canal - Translation of the Play Panchnad da Paani by Atamjit. In New Wave Punjabi Drama. New Delhi: Punjabi Academy. Pp. 191-258.

ASSISTANT SPECIALTY CHIEF EDITOR  Frontiers in Psychology – Cognitive Science (since Nov. 2016)  Impact factor 4.232 (SSCI Q1; JCR 2022) Scopus CiteScore 4.0 (2022)

 ASSOCIATE EDITOR      Frontiers in Psychology – Cognitive Science (since 11 October 2013)

 REVIEWER            Indian Council of Social Science and Research, India; Economic and Social Research Council, UK; Israel Science Foundation; Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology; Frontiers in Psychology; Memory; Journal of Cognitive Psychology; International Journal of Mind, Brain, and Cognition; Psychological Studies; Academy of Management; Biomedical Signal Processing and Control; Routledge, .

 SEMINARS/ WORKSHOPS ORGANIZED

 Organized a one day workshop Software for Psychologists in the Department of Psychology, Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut, on 16 Nov 2021

  • Organized a one day workshop Free Software for Psychologists in the Department of Psychology, Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut, on 15 May 2019
  • Organizing Secretary of ICSSR sponsored seminar on Rethinking Women: Culture, Literature, and Media, held in C.M. D.A.V. Collegeon 15 February 2003

PRESENTATIONS AT Seminars and conferenceS

 Working Memory in human and artificial minds -- Oral presentation in the 58th National and 27th International Conference of the Indian Academy of Applied Psychology held at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi, 15-17 February 2023

  • The effect of online incentives on intention to buy -- Oral presentation in the 58th National and 27th International Conference of the Indian Academy of Applied Psychology held at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi, 15-17 February 2023 (Authors – Abhishek Shah and Snehlata Jaswal)
  • Psychological factors in buy-sell asynchrony -- Online oral presentation in the 57th National and 26th International Conference of the Indian Academy of Applied Psychology held by Mizoram University, Aizawl, Mizoram, 27-29 January 2022 (Authors – Sakshi Dhawan, Abhijeet Kujur, and Snehlata Jaswal)
  • Flourishing and metacognition in social networking -- Online oral presentation in the 57th National and 26th International Conference of the Indian Academy of Applied Psychology held by Mizoram University, Aizawl, Mizoram, 27-29 January 2022 (Authors – Suruchi Verma and Snehlata Jaswal)
  • Psychological empowerment and organizational citizenship behavior in males and females -- Online presentation in the 57th National and 26th International Conference of the Indian Academy of Applied Psychology held by Mizoram University, Aizawl, Mizoram, 27-29 January 2022 (Authors – Shubham Sagar and Snehlata Jaswal)
  • Perceived organizational support scale -- Online presentation in the 57th National and 26th International Conference of the Indian Academy of Applied Psychology held by Mizoram University, Aizawl, Mizoram, 27-29 January 2022 (Authors – Shubham Sagar and Snehlata Jaswal)
  • Attitude toward work from home -- Online presentation in the 57th National and 26th International Conference of the Indian Academy of Applied Psychology held by Mizoram University, Aizawl, Mizoram, 27-29 January 2022 (Authors – Manish Kumar Sharma and Snehlata Jaswal)
  • An online tool to assess organizational climate -- Online presentation in the 57th National and 26th International Conference of the Indian Academy of Applied Psychology held by Mizoram University, Aizawl, Mizoram, 27-29 January 2022 (Authors – Simran and Snehlata Jaswal)
  • Effect of mobbing on turnover intentions with resilience as a moderator -- Online presentation in the 57th National and 26th International Conference of the Indian Academy of Applied Psychology held by Mizoram University, Aizawl, Mizoram, 27-29 January 2022 (Authors – Simran and Snehlata Jaswal)
  • Modifying the mere ownership effect: Effect of kind of item, and relationship with the giver, on the selling price -- Online presentation in the 57th National and 26th International Conference of the Indian Academy of Applied Psychology held by Mizoram University, Aizawl, Mizoram, 27-29 January 2022 (Authors – Rishu Sharma, Abhishek Shah, and Snehlata Jaswal)
  • An online tool to assess regret -- Online presentation in the 57th National and 26th International Conference of the Indian Academy of Applied Psychology held by Mizoram University, Aizawl, Mizoram, 27-29 January 2022 (Authors – Urvi Pundir and Snehlata Jaswal)
  • The impact of parental control and cognitive fusion on disordered eating in males and females -- Online presentation in the 57th National and 26th International Conference of the Indian Academy of Applied Psychology held by Mizoram University, Aizawl, Mizoram, 27-29 January 2022 (Authors – Aatika Naim, Hadiya Azhar, and Snehlata Jaswal)
  • A short online scale of COVID -19 anxiety -- Online presentation in the 57th National and 26th International Conference of the Indian Academy of Applied Psychology held by Mizoram University, Aizawl, Mizoram, 27-29 January 2022 (Authors – Dipika Sharma and Snehlata Jaswal)
  • Effect of perceived stress on turnover intention with resilience as a moderator -- Online presentation in the 57th National and 26th International Conference of the Indian Academy of Applied Psychology held by Mizoram University, Aizawl, Mizoram, 27-29 January 2022 (Authors – Col. Arvind Kumar and Snehlata Jaswal)
  • Locus of control and risk propensity as predictors of intuitive and rational decision making -- Online presentation in the 57th National and 26th International Conference of the Indian Academy of Applied Psychology held by Mizoram University, Aizawl, Mizoram, 27-29 January 2022 (Authors – Vishesh Malik and Snehlata Jaswal)
  • The impact of social media use on body dissatisfaction and the moderating role of locus of control and self esteem-- Oral presentation in the 24th International and 55th National Conference of The Indian Academy of Applied Psychology at Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, 23-25 January 2020
  • Predicting Human Response in Feature Binding Experiment Using EEG Data – Presented at the 12th International Conference on Communication Systems & Networks (COMSNETS- 2020) held at Bengaluru, India, 7-11 January 2020 (Authors - Syesha Girdher, Anubha Gupta, Snehlata Jaswal, and Vinayak Naik)
  • Locus of control of male and female employees in public and private sector banks in India-- Oral presentation in the 23rd International and 54th National Conference of The Indian Academy of Applied Psychology held at University of Kurukshetra, 14 - 16 February 2019
  • Individual sources of dualism – Oral presentation in the Professional Development Workshop Dualism in Indian Management at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, USA, 4-8 Aug 2017
  • Individual differences in Visual Feature Binding: Developing a tool to assess cognitive capacity – Oral presentation at the Second international symposium Applying Principles of Cognitive Psychology in Practice, organized by Masaryk University, Czech Republic, 21-22 May 2015
  • Inhibition as a control mechanism in feature binding in Visual Working Memory – Oral presentation at EWOMS 7– the Seventh European Working Memory Symposium, held at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, 2-4 September 2014
  • Inhibition in Feature Binding in Visual Working Memory – Oral presentation at EPS Meeting in the University of Kent, UK, 15-17 April 2014
  • Profiles on Facebook: What do they reveal – Oral presentation at IAAP 2014, the 49th National and 18th International Conference of the Indian Academy of Applied Psychology held at Ahmedabad, India, 1-3 March 2014
  • Presence of numbers interferes with configural encoding of visuo-spatial patterns – Oral presentation at EPS Meeting in London, UK, 5-6 Jan 2012
  • Language proficiency affects performance of trilingual participants in a Stroop task – Poster presentation at EPS Meeting in London, UK, 5-6 Jan 2012
  • Effect of stimulus exposure and study-test intervals on serial position effects observed in a binding change detection paradigm – Oral presentation at EPS Meeting in Nottingham, UK, 6-8 July 2011
  • Proficiency in a language affects performance of trilinguals in a Stroop task – Poster presentation at the Workshop ‘Multidisciplinary Studies of Lexical Processing’ held in MRC-CBU, the University of Cambridge, 30 June and 1 July 2011
  • Creativity and Working Memory – Oral presentation at the International Conference on ‘Cognition, Experience, and Creativity’ held at IIT Gandhinagar from 29-31 October 2010
  • The contextual interference effect in visual feature binding: What does it say about the role of attention in binding? – Oral presentation at the EPS meeting in Manchester, UK, from 7-9 July 2010
  • What does the contextual interference effect tell us about attention and visual feature binding? – Oral presentation at the 12th European Workshop on Imagery and Cognition in Helsinki, Finland, from 16- 19 June 2010
  • Primacy and recency effects shown in bindings of visual features – Oral presentation at the 16th European Society for Cognitive Psychology Conference, held in Krakow, Poland from 2-5 September 2009. Abstract published in Proceedings of the 16th Meeting of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology, page 74.
  • Masking effects in visual feature binding – Oral presentation at the 32nd European Conference on Visual Perception 2009 held at Regensburg, Germany from 24–28 August 2009. Abstract published in Perception 38 ECVP Abstract Supplement, page 8.
  • Effects of a pattern mask on memory for binding of visual features – Oral presentation at EPS Meeting in Leicester from 15-17 April 2009
  • Effects of a pattern mask on binding of visual features – Oral presentation at the Visual Cognition Brown Bag Seminar, University of  Edinburgh on 2 April 2009
  • Serial position effects in visual working memory – Oral presentation to the Human Cognitive Neuroscience Group, University of Edinburgh on 13 March 2009
  • What happens to irrelevant features in binding in visual working memory-- Oral presentation at EWOMS 4 -- the fourth European Working Memory Workshop held in Bristol from 3-5 September 2008. Abstract at http://memory.psy.bris.ac.uk/ewoms/jaswal.php
  • Effects of a pattern mask on visual working memory for bindings -- Oral presentation at the Working Memory Discussion Meetingheld in Yorkshire from 21 -23 July 2008
  • Inhibition of Irrelevant features in binding in visual working memory-- Oral presentation at EPS Meeting in Cambridge from 2-4 April 2008
  • Irrelevant features in binding in visual working memory-- Oral presentation to the Human Cognitive Neuroscience Group, University of Edinburgh on 28 March 2008
  • Location as a feature in binding in visual working memory-- Poster presentation at the joint meeting of EPS and The Psychonomics Society, USA held in Edinburgh from 4 -7 July 2007
  • Feature Binding in Visual Working Memory -- Oral presentation at the Working Memory Discussion Meetingheld in Yorkshire from 25 -27 June 2007
  • Women in India and in UK : Career Progression of Lecturers-- Oral presentation at the Postgraduate Seminar in the Department of Psychology, Edinburgh, on 20 February 2007
  • Feature Binding in Visual Working Memory --Oral presentation to the Human Cognitive Neuroscience Group, University of Edinburgh on 14 February 2006
  • The role of binding in consciousness -- Oral presentation at MIND 2006, Graduate Conference held at the University of Sussex on 16 June 2006
  • Binding --Oral presentation to the Human Cognitive Neuroscience Group, University of Edinburgh on 9 February 2006
  • Wisdom in the Age of Information: Is the Whizkid the Father of the Wise Old Man --Paper presented in the Indian Science Congress held in Chandigarh, 3 -- 7 January 2004
  • The Relationship between Locus of Control and Aggression in male and female adolescents -- Oral presentation in the VII Biennial Conference of the Indian Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Healthheld Habitat Center, New Delhi, 20 -- 22 November 2003
  • Post Retirement Blues: A Different Hue for Defence Personnel-- Oral presentation in the 7th International and 38th National Conference of The Indian Academy of Applied Psychology held at Jai Narain Vyas University, Jodhpur, on 11 -- 13 October 2003
  • Scientific Attitude: Towards Wisdom-- Oral presentation in Seminar Science, Technology, and Scientific Attitude held in Dev Samaj College for Women, Sector 45B, Chandigarh, 28 February 2003
  • The Relevance of Jane Austen -- Oral presentation in the Seminar The World of Jane Austen held in M.C.M. D.A.V. College, 2 February 1984

 

INVITED LECTURES

  • Cognitive biases as barriers to sustainable development – Keynote address in the International Seminar on Psycho-Social-Economic Change: Agencies and Pathways to Atmanirbhar Bharat organized by Maharishi Dayanand University, Rohtak, Haryana, on 17 January 2023
  • Structural Equation Modelling – Invited lecture in the ICSSR sponsored Ten Days Research Methodology Course for M.Phil./Ph.D/PDF Scholars in Social Sciences held in Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut on 17 October 2022
  • Experimental, Quasi-Experimental and Ex Post Facto research designs – Invited lecture in the ICSSR sponsored Ten Days Research Methodology Course for M.Phil./Ph.D/PDF Scholars in Social Sciences held in Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut on 11 October 2022
  • What works in our mind – Insights from Cognitive Psychology for Teachers – Invited lecture in the Interdisciplinary Refresher Course on Soft Skills and Personality Development organized by UGC Human Resource Development Center, Punjabi University, Patiala on 5 September 2022
  • Flourishing and metacognition in social networking-- Invited presentation in the online international symposium Positive Psychology in Cultural and Contextual Perspectives organized by Thapar School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, University of Johannesburg, and University of Zambia on April 26-27, 2022
  • Software for Psychology – Invited lecture in the Refresher Course of Psychology organized by UGC Human Resource Development Center, Punjabi University, Patiala on 17 March 2022
  • Beyond ANOVA and Regression: Structural Equation Modelling – Invited lecture in the Refresher Course of Psychology organized by UGC Human Resource Development Center, Punjabi University, Patiala on 17 March 2022
  • Mentoring and Counselling – Invited resource-person in the two days workshop on “Implementation of NEP-2020 in the session 2021-2022” held at RG PG College, Meerut on 24 and 25 June 2021
  • Attention and Feature binding: Implications for the Episodic Buffer-- Invited presentation at the international symposium The Attentive Listener in The Visual World held at CBCS, Allahabad, 5-6 October 2012
  • Statistics: One tailed and two tailed tests – Two lectures at Government College Mohali, 15 and 16 November 2011
  • Communication Skills-- Invited talk in PTU sponsored Faculty Development Program at Rayat Technology Centre of Excellence, 19 July 2011
  • Woman as a commodity: From eternity to modernity – Invited lecture at Ladyfest Edinburgh  25 May 2008
  • Counselling and its importance and relevance in education – Invited talks at Sacred Heart Senior Secondary School, Chandigarh, 22 and 23 September 2004

CHAIRED SESSIONS AT

  • International Seminar on Psycho-Social-Economic Change: Agencies and Pathways to Atmanirbhar Bharat held at Maharishi Dayanand University, Rohtak, Haryana, 16-18 January 2023
  • 31st Convention of National Academy of Psychology 2021-2022 held at IIT Bombay, 4-6 March 2022.
  • 24thInternational and 55th National Conference of The Indian Academy of Applied Psychology held at Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, 23-25 January 2020
  • 23rdInternational and 54th National Conference of The Indian Academy of Applied Psychology held at University of Kurukshetra, 14 -- 16 February 2019

CONSULTANCIES AND PROJECTS

  • Consultant to Centre for Early Childhood Education and Development, Ambedkar University (Sep 2015-Dec 2016; > 9 lakhs total)
  • Research Grant from Edinburgh Fund 2006 for ‘Temporal factors in Feature Binding’ (GBP 1700)
  • Co-founder of SANKALP Helpline for Suicide Prevention with Kusum Arora Memorial Trust (Voluntary, non-funded, 2003-05)
  • PI for ‘Research on Incentive Schemes’ a project granted by the Government of Haryana, under the District Primary Education Programme to Management and Education Research Consultants (> 3 Lakhs, 1997-98)
  • Consultant to the Government of Haryana for the District Primary Education Programme (aided by World Bank, 1995-97)

RESEARCH GUIDANCE

  • D.: Ramanjeet Kaur (Awarded), Kiran Rani Panwar (Awarded), Arti Goley, Gargi Datta, Urvashi Chittodiya
  • Phil.: Sakshi Dhawan (Awarded), Divya Garg (Awarded), Pushpinder Kaur (Awarded), Urvashi Chittodiya (Awarded), Yamini Thakur (Awarded), Priyanka Dipankar (Awarded), Suruchi Verma (Awarded)

MEMBERSHIPS OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES

  • VC nominated Member of Board of Studies in Psychology, Panjab University (2001-2002 and 2003-2005), Himachal Pradesh University (2002-2004), Ch. Charan Singh University, Meerut (2019-2023), and SRM University, Sonepat (2020, 2021)
  • Member of Board of Studies for Cognitive Science, Thapar School of Liberal Arts and Science, Patiala (2021)
  • Member of Women in Cognitive Science, (2016-current), Cognitive Science Society (2014-current). Experimental Psychology Society, UK (2011-current), British Neuroscience Association (2006-current), American Psychological Association (2013-current)
  • Life member of:

Indian Science Congress (Membership no. L10141)

Indian Academy of Applied Psychology (Membership no. 540)

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

POSITION

FROM

TO

INSTITUTION

Professor

30 June 2023

Current

Department of Psychology,

Sikkim University, Sikkim

Professor

22 June 2018

Currently

on leave

Department of Psychology,

Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut, UP

Associate Professor

(Three-year contract)

25 July 2016

21 June 2018

LM Thapar School of Management,  

Thapar University, India

Associate Professor

11 June 2013

31 Dec 2014

Indian Institute of Technology,

Jodhpur, India

Visiting Faculty

01 Aug 2012

10 June 2013

Indian Institute of Technology

Delhi, India

Visiting Faculty

23 July 2010

31 July 2012

Indian Institute of Technology

Ropar, India

Tutor (as PhD Scholar)

01 Sep 2007

15 Jul 2010

Department of Psychology,

University of Edinburgh, UK

Warden (as PhD Scholar)

27 Aug 2006

15 Jul 2010

Accommodation Services,

University of Edinburgh, UK

Research Fellow

23 Jun 2005

12 Aug 2005

Indian Institute of Management

Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Head of the Department and Lecturer (Selection Grade)

19 Aug 2003

20 Jun 2005

Department of Psychology,

M.C.M. D.A.V. College, Chandigarh

Head of the Department and Lecturer (Senior Scale)

19 Aug 1998

18 Aug 2003

Department of Psychology,

M.C.M. D.A.V. College, Chandigarh

Head of the Department and Lecturer

19 Aug 1991

18 Aug 1998

Department of Psychology,

M.C.M. D.A.V. College, Chandigarh

UGC Research Fellow

8 Sep 1987

18 Aug 1991

Department of Psychology,

Panjab University, Chandigarh

 

PROFESSIONAL COURSES AND WORKSHOPS ATTENDED

  • Best Practice in EEG and TMS – EPS funded workshop – organized by the University of Kent, UK (14 April 2014)
  • Attention and Memory: Mechanisms of Selection and Maintenance EPS/British Academy workshop, UK (19-20 April 2012)
  • Multidisciplinary studies of lexical processing MRC-CBU, University of Cambridge (30 Jun and 1 Jul 2011)
  • Effective Tutoring – Introduction – Centre for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment (25 Sep 2008)
  • BNA Stroke Symposium British Neuroscience Association (17 Oct 2007)
  • Edinburgh Local GRAD School organized by the UK GRAD Programme (12 -15 Jun 2007)
  • The method of computational modeling: A practical introduction – EPS funded workshop at the University of Birmingham, UK (30 May 2007)
  • Workshop for Postgraduates Who Teach Psychology organized by Higher Education Academy, UK (20 April 2007)
  • ESRC Research Methods Festival at St. Catherine’s College, Oxford, UK (17-20 July 2006)
  • Women in Leadership and Management at the University of Bradford, UK (12 May – 12 Aug 2004)
  • Faculty Development Programme by ICFAI University (19 October 2003)
  • Refresher Course in Psychology by Academic Staff College, Panjab University, Chandigarh (26 Dec 2001 to 15 Jan 2002)
  • Refresher Course in Psychology by U.G.C. Academic Staff College, HP University, Shimla (26 Nov 2001 to 15 Dec 2001)
  • Workshop on Challenges of Teaching Profession by D.A.V. Institute of In-service Education, New Delhi (18 to 21 Mar 2000)
  • Refresher Course in Psychology by Academic Staff College, University of Allahabad, Allahabad (24 Feb 1997 to 20 Mar 1997)
  • General Orientation Course by Academic Staff College, Panjab University, Chandigarh (30 Jun to 27 Jul 1995)
  • Orientation Course for NSS Programme Officers by Institute of Development and Communication, Chandigarh (23 Mar to 4 Apr 1994)

 

courses DESIGNED AND taught

  • Experimental Psychology (PG) at Panjab University, Chandigarh (1987-89)
  • Systems and Theories of Psychology (UG Honours) at MCM DAV Chandigarh (1995-2004)
  • Psychological Testing (UG Honours) at MCM DAV Chandigarh (1994-2004)
  • Social Psychology (UG Honours) at MCM DAV Chandigarh (1995)
  • Organizational Psychology (UG Honours) at MCM DAV Chandigarh (1995)
  • General Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Organizational Psychology, Applied Psychology, Experimental Psychology (all UG) at MCM DAV Chandigarh (1991- 2004)
  • Object Perception and Memory (UG) at IIT Ropar (2010, 2011) and IIT Jodhpur (2013)
  • Leadership, Communication, and Decision Making in Organizations (UG) at IIT Ropar (2011, 2012)
  • Research Methods and Statistics for PhD students (PG) at IIT Ropar (2011) and IIT Jodhpur (2014)
  • Leadership in Organizations (UG) at IIT Jodhpur (2014)
  • Cognitive Science (PG) at IIT Jodhpur (2014)
  • Psychotherapeutic Techniques (PG) at Thapar University (2016)
  • Business Negotiation Strategies (PG) at LM TSM (2016)
  • Human Resource Development and Consulting (PG) at LM TSM (2017) and at CCSU (2021,2022)
  • Managing Human Resources (PG) at LM TSM (2017)
  • Human Resource Metrics and Analytics (PG) at LM TSM (2017)
  • Advanced Quantitative Methods (PhD) at LM TSM (2016, 2017)
  • Research Methodology and Statistics (PG) at CCSU (2018)
  • Psychology as a science (PG) at CCSU (2019. 2020, 2021)
  • Psychometrics (PG) at CCSU (2021, 2022, 2023)
  • Organizational Psychology (PG) at CCSU (2021, 2023)
  • Managing Behavior in Organizations (PG) at CCSU (2021, 2022, 2023)

 

 

OTHER INTERESTS

 Involved with the Society for Promotion of Indian Classical Music and Culture Amongst Youth (SPIC MACAY) since college. Coordinator of the Chandigarh Chapter (8 August 2001 – 31 August 2002).

  • Have translated some short stories and plays written by Atamjit, a renowned Punjabi playwright, into English and Hindi.
  • Was involved with Kusum Arora Memorial Trust for social service, particularly for setting up and running SANKALP – a suicide prevention helpline (2003-05)
  • Was involved with counselling over telephone during COVID.

REFEREES

Please let me know if you are seeking a reference for me from any of the following people:

Prof. Robert H. Logie,

Professor of Human Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Edinburgh, UK

7 George Square, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, EH8 9JZ

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Prof. Jagat M. Jerath, PhD

Retired from Panjab University, Chandigarh, India

No. 110, Sector 24-A, Chandigarh -160023, India

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+91 (0)94171 61667 (Mobile)            

+91 (0)172 2722078 (Residence)

 

Prof. Padmakumar Nair, Dr. Engg., Ph.D., MBA, M.Tech.
Director, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology (TIET),

Bhadson Rd, Adarsh Nagar, Prem Nagar, Patiala, Punjab 147004, India

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+91 (0) 8288008191

 

Dr. Atamjit Singh, Playwright,

No. 47, Sector 70, Mohali – 160071, Punjab, India

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+91 (0)98760 18501 (Mobile)

 

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