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About Megha Sharda


Megha completed her PhD at the National Brain Research Centre, India with Dr. Nandini Singh. Using structural and functional MRI, she studied the brain correlates of speech and song processing in children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Megha is currently a post-doc in the ABCD lab and is studying the effects of a music-based intervention on language and communication in children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. She is also investigating the speech and song processing in typical development using structural and functional MRI.

Publication Highlights

Sharda M., Foster N.E.V and Hyde K.L., 2015, ‘Imaging Brain Development- Benefitting from Individual Variability’, Journal of Experimental Neuroscience.

Paul A., Sharda M., Menon S., Arora I., Kansal N., Arora K. and Singh N.C., 2015, ‘The effect of sung speech on socio-communicative responsiveness in children with Autism Spectrum Disorders.’ Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.

Sharda M., Khundrakpam B., Evans, A.C. and Singh N.C., 2015, ‘Large-scale disruption of structural language networks in autism’, Brain Structure and Function.

Sharda M., Midha R., Malik S., Mukerji S. and Singh N.C., 2015, ‘Fronto-temporal connectivity is preserved during sung but not spoken word listening, across the autism spectrum’, Autism Research.