Aminda O'Hare

Associate Professor




Liberal Arts 359


2004University of WyomingB.A. in Psychology
2007University of MassachusettsM.A. Psychology
2010University of KansasPh.D in Psychology


  • Affective/Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Psychophysiology
  • Biopsycholgy
  • Perception
  • Cognition

Research interests

  • Cognition-Emotion Interactions
  • Attention
  • Anxiety
  • Mindfulness
  • Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience

Research activities

  • Event-related potentials (ERPs) and Electroencephalography (EEG)
  • Tasks of cognitive and emotional control
  • Tasks of cognitive and emotional conflict adaptation
  • Mindfulness Attention and Compassion Training
  • Anxiety and stress interactions with cognitive control

Select publications

O’Hare, A. J., Atchley, R. A., & Young, K. M. (2016).
Valence and arousal influence the late positive potential during central and lateralized presentation of images
Laterality, Volume 22, 541-559.

O’Hare, A.J. & Dien, J. (2008).
The Fear Survey Schedule as a measure of anxious arousal: Evidence from ERPs
Neuroscience Letters, 441, 243-247.

Hall, M.P., & O’Hare, A. J. (2016).
Wide-awakeness’ in the classroom: The power of mindfulness attention training for in-service teachers in a graduate educational research course
The Art of Noticing Deeply: Commentaries on Teaching, Learning and Mindfulness, 7-18.

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