The final Cognitive Neuroscience thesis seminars for the semester, held Mon-Wed 26-28 May 2014, have now been completed read review. In total, 22 students defended their Cognitive Neuroscience theses: two MSc students, two BSc students with empirical theses, and 18 BSc students with literature review theses. Thank you to all those involved, particularly the thesis […]
A team of international researchers including Pilleriin Sikka, Katja Valli, and Antti Revonsuo have published an article in the journal Consciousness and Cognition entitled “I know how you felt last night, or do I? Self- and external ratings of emotions in REM sleep dreams“. The study investigated the difference between self-reports and external ratings of […]
GP, one of the bigger Swedish dailies, has just published an article (in Swedish) highlighting some of the work being done by our undergraduate Psychological Coach students.
A research team including (MSc alumnus) Granit Kastrati and Antti Revonsuo have published an article in the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience entitled “Recurrent Processing Enhances Visual Awareness but Is Not Necessary for Fast Categorization of Natural Scenes“. Briefly, the EEG-based study sought to clarify the role of recurrent processing in natural scene categorization.
Visiting doctoral Philosophy student Astrid Paulsson (Charles Sturt University & CAPPE, Australia), who is writing about global justice and empathy from a cognitive neuroscientific perspective, presented a draft dissertation outline on Friday 4 October, 2013, followed by an interesting and engaging discussion with seminar participants. In attendance were Anna Agelii, Stefan Berglund, Patrick Fasthén, Petri […]
A research team including Oskar MacGregor have published a British and European legal analysis of anti-doping work in the journal Fair Play entitled “Anti-doping, purported rights to privacy and WADA’s whereabouts requirements: A legal analysis“. Briefly, the article argues that the whereabouts requirements of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) are in conflict with article 8 […]
A research team including Sakari Kallio have published an article in the International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis entitled “Posthypnotic Suggestion Alters Conscious Color Perception in an Automatic Manner“. Briefly, the study results indicate that a so-called “hypnotic virtuoso” (that is, a highly hypnotically suggestible individual) changed her response pattern to colored shapes in […]
An international team of researchers including Antti Revonsuo and Sakari Kallio have recently published an article in the prestigious online open-access journal PLOS ONE entitled “A Preconscious Neural Mechanism of Hypnotically Altered Colors: A Double Case Study“. Their research, based on an EEG-study, suggests that hypnotic suggestions can change the perceived color of objects for […]