Riya Rafeekh - RV University

Riya Rafeekh

Assistant Professor

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Dr Riya graduated from the University of Hyderabad with a PhD in Cognitive Science. Her doctoral research focused on how bilingual experiences influence cognition using behavioural and eye-tracking measures. She is also interested in understanding the role of executive functions in psychopathology and cognition in older adults. During her time in NIMHAS, she was involved in a project on how literacy influences cognition. As a researcher, she wishes to apply the tools of science to improve human life and communicate the same with those who can benefit the most from it.

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“What we see changes what we know. What we know changes what we see.” ― Jean Piaget

Rafeekh, R., Krishna, P. P., Kapiley, K., & Mishra, R. K. (2021). The effects of short-term L2 training on components of executive control in Indian bilinguals. Cognitive Processing, 1-13. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10339-021-01014-9

Rafeekh, R., & Mishra, R. K. (2021). The sensitivity to context modulates executive control: Evidence from Malayalam–English bilinguals. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 24(2), 358-373.https://doi.org/10.1017/S1366728920000528

Rafeekh, R., & Ranjith, N. (2016). Occupational Stress, Marital Satisfaction and Quality of Life among Professionals Working under different Shift Systems. In U. K. B. Reddy & M. K. Singh (Eds.), Stress Perspectives and It’s Management (pp 75-86). Hyderabad: Stress Management Lab.

  • Bilingualism and bilingual adaptation
  • Executive functions
  • Cognition and Aging
  • Junior Research Fellowship, 2016

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