Mahi is currently pursuing her PhD in Psychology from Indiana University. Her research, focusing on working memory and decision making, has been presented at the Cognitive Science Society (2019) and the Human Behaviour and Evolution Society (2019, 2018).
Her research has received funding from prestigious organizations such as the Templeton Foundation and the National Science Foundation (USA).
Prior to her current research endeavours, she completed her MA in Clinical Psychology from University of Mumbai. There she gained expertise in various assessment tools such as MMPI, TAT, etc. Due to her academic prowess, she was awarded the Shri Vinayak Shankar Gold Medal in Psychology from University of Mumbai.