Bethany Kok, PhD

Bethany Kok, PhD

Bethany Kok holds a Ph.D. in Social Psychology with a concentration in Quantitative Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Degree in Psychology, Statistics, and Computer Science from St. Olaf College. Her peer-reviewed publications on the science of meditation appear in leading scientific journals including Psychological Science, Science Advances, and JAMA Psychiatry, and her award-winning thesis work has been covered by The Economist and Scientific American. Bethany studied comparative meditation as a postdoctoral researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences before leaving academia for the private sector in 2017.