Dr. Saurabh Maheshwari
Designation: Assistant Professor
Date of Joining: 23/05/2014
Academic record & distinction
MA (Social Psychology), University of Allahabad
PhD, IIT Delhi (2013)
Topic: “Capital Gain: Exploring the Role of Various Forms of Capital in Individual’s Career Achievement”
Areas of Specialization
Social Psychology of Class and Capital, Helping Behavior, Romantic Relationship, Decision-Making and Regret, Social Cognition.
- An ICSSR sponsored major project entitled “Major life decision: How we take and how do we reflect back on them” as the Principal Investigator.
- A CSRI-DST sponsored major project entitled “What our eyes reveal about our thinking patterns? An eye-tracking investigation” as the Principal Investigator.
- Maheshwari, S.,Kurmi, R., & Roy, S. (2021). Does memory bias help in maintaining self-esteem? Exploring the role of self-verification motive in memory bias. Journal of Cognitive Psychology, advance online publication.https://doi.org/10.1080/20445911.2021.1926466
- Maheshwari, S.,Tuladhar, V.,Thargay, T., Sarmah, P., Palaskshi S. & Rai, K.(2021). Do our eyes mirror our thought patterns? A study on the influence of convergent and divergent thinking on eye movement. Psychological Research, advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00426-021-01520-7
- Roy, S., Maheshwari, S*.,& Mukherjee T. (2021).Does single help-seeker receive more help? The effect of being alone or accompanied while help-seeking on chance of receiving help.Current Psychology, advance online publication.https://doi.org/10.1007/s12144-021-01568-z
- Maheshwari, S.,Tuladhar, V.,Roy, S., Palaskshi S., Rai, K.Thargay, T.(2020). Do mindsets help in controlling eye gaze? A study to explore the effect of abstract and concrete mindsets on eye movements control. Journal of General Psychology, advance online publication.https://doi.org/10.1080/00221309.2020.1828253
- Maheshwari, S.,& Mukherjee, T. (2019). Role of social detachment in coping with death anxiety: A case of elderly Hindu pilgrims.OMEGA: Journal of Death and Dying, 79, 191-217. https://doi.org/10.1177/0030222817726266