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Ph.D. - Cognitive Science | Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Gandhinagar

Prof. Shruti Goyal
Ph.D. in Cognitive Science from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Gandhinagar; M.Sc. in Cognitive Science from Centre of Behavioural and Cognitive Sciences, University of Allahabad; B.Sc. in Psychology and Mathematics from University of Allahabad
Assistant Professor - Psychology

Prof. Shruti Goyal is Assistant Professor - Psychology at FLAME University. She received her Master’s Degree in Cognitive Science and has completed Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from University of Allahabad. She holds a Doctorate Degree in Cognitive Science from IIT, Gandhinagar.

As a research associate at IIT Gandhinagar, she has worked under project India on “Early detection of Alzheimer’s using Individualized Brain Atlases and Machine Learning in multilateral project on Brain functional connectivity in health diseases”

Her research aims at understanding decisions under uncertainty. She has specifically studied description-experience gap and gain-loss asymmetry during her doctoral work. Her research interests include Decision making, Behavioural economics, Neuromarketing & Learning.


  1. Indrajeet, I., Goyal, S., Miyapuram, K. P., & Ray, S. (2020). Models of making choice and control over thought for action. Cognitive Informatics, Computer Modelling, and Cognitive Science: Volume 2: Application to Neural Engineering, Robotics, and STEM, 65.
  2. Goyal, S., & Miyapuram, K. P. (2019). Feedback influences discriminability and attractiveness components of probability weighting in descriptive choice under risk. Frontiers in Psychology, 10, 962.
  3. Goyal, S., Miyapuram, K. P., & Lahiri, U. (2015). Predicting consumer's behavior using eye tracking data. In Proceedings of Second International Conference on Soft Computing and Machine Intelligence (ISCMI) (pp. 126-129). IEEE.
  4. Goyal, S., Miyapuram, K.P. (in preparation). Effect of Initial Information on Gain- Loss Asymmetry.
  5. Goyal, S., Miyapuram, K.P. (in preparation). Role of Emotional Experience on Descriptive Choices under Risk
  6. Goyal, S. Sahai, A. Risk perception of Covid-19: A study on Indian population. (Work in progress)