Meenakshi Shukla

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I am currently working as Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Magadh University, Bodh Gaya, India. My research interests include emotional processing in hypertension and emotion-health relationship. My Ph.D. research work from Department of Psychology, Banaras Hindu University, India was on the topic ‘Emotional dampening in hypertension: Evidence for reduced emotional responsiveness from behavioural, self-report and psychophysiological measures’. I am also a Commonwealth Alumnus. I was awarded the Commonwealth Split-site (Ph.D.) Scholarship in 2016-17 to pursue a part of my Ph.D. work (going on at Department of Psychology, Banaras Hindu University) at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Neuroscience, King's College London, United Kingdom. I continue to publish in reputed national and international journals with high impact and am also collaborating on some international projects. I have presented research papers in over twelve national and international conferences, and has won seven Best Paper Awards. I am a member of national and international academic bodies, such as the International Association of Applied Psychology, Association for Psychological Science, etc. I have carried out reviewing activities for such journals as the Journal of Human Hypertension, Biomedical Signal Processing and Control, PloS, and Journal of Children’s Services.


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Are changes in blood pressure and weight linked to later dementia?


Meenakshi Shukla summarises a systematic review exploring the trajectory of blood pressure, body mass index, cholesterol and incident dementia.

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How common is mental illness in children aged 1-7 years old?


Jennifer Lau and Meenakshi Shukla explore a recent meta-analysis which finds that worldwide, 1 in 5 children aged 1-7 years old will experience a mental health condition.

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