Researcher Arun Kumar Jaiswal

Overview of Dr. Arun Kumar Jaiswal

Dr. Arun Kumar Jaiswal

Dr. Arun Kumar Jaiswal's research journey began with a strong foundation in genetics, which later expanded to various interdisciplinary fields. His research interests include nutritional and environmental manipulations, rodent behavior, behavioral pharmacology, neuropharmacology, and Indian medicinal plants.

He is currently also investigating functional and dysfunctional metacognitions and meta-emotions. In fact, he's developing a meta-emotion questionnaire to further explore this area.

Teaching and Positions

Dr. Jaiswal has been associated with Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith since 2010.

  • Professor (Full): Working in the area of adaptive and maladaptive metacognitions and meta-emotions. Currently developing a meta-emotion questionnaire.
  • Teaching: Biopsychology and Psychopathology to undergraduate and postgraduate students

Publications and Citations

He has authored 84 publications covering topics such as positive metacognitions, positive meta-emotions, marital communication, and more.

His work has received 1,365 citations since 2017.

Arun Kumar Jaiswal, S. K. Bhattacharya. (1992). Effects of Shilajit on memory, anxiety and brain monoamines in rats. Indian Journal of Pharmacology

Ghosal, S., Lal, J., Srivastava, R., Bhattacharya, S. K., Upadhyay, S. N., & Jaiswal, A. K. (1989). Immunomodulatory and CNS effects of sitoindosides IX and X, two new glycowithanolides from Withania somnifera. Phytotherapy Research, 3(5), 201-206.

Ramanathan, M., & Jaiswal, A. K. (1998). Differential effects of diazepam on anxiety in streptozotocin-induced diabetic and non-diabetic rats. Psychopharmacology, 135, 361-367.

Kumar, V., Jaiswal, A. K., Singh, P. N., & Bhattacharya, S. K. (1999). Antidepressant activity of Indian Hypericum perforatum Linn in rodents. Indian Journal of Experimental Biology, 37, 1171-1176.

Kalkunte, S. S., Singh, A. P., Chaves, F. C., Gianfagna, T. J., Pundir, V. S., Jaiswal, A. K. (2007). Antidepressant and antistress activity of GC-MS characterized lipophilic extracts of Ginkgo biloba leaves. Phytotherapy Research, 21, 1061-1065.

Jaiswal, A. K., & Bhattacharya, S. K. (1995). Effect of MentatR, a herbal formulation, on experimental models of Alzheimer’s disease and cerebral cholinergic markers in rats. Fitoterapia, 66, 216-221.

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