PhD candidate, Department of Cognitive and Brain Sciences at Hebrew University. Advisors: Prof. Ariel Knafo-Noam and Dr. Ruth Mayo.
Specialization in Rationality studies at the Federman Center for Rationality.
Member of “The Evolution of Attention in Modern and Contemporary Culture” research group at the Mandel Scholion Research Center
M.A. in cognitive and brain sciences, Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Advisor: Prof. Anat Maril
B.A in chemistry and business administration from Bethlehem University in the Palestinian Territories.
Ayshes's research interests are in the interaction between culture and mind, comparing cognitive mechanisms in people from different social and religious backgrounds. Her PhD dissertation examines the relationship between values and the ability to distinguish between facts and opinions, inquiring, are people’s values predictive of which ideas they see as facts, and which as opinion? and what is the distraction mechanism that can explain this relationship?