A local newspaper, Skövde Nyheter, has published a short profile piece (in Swedish only) on the dream research of our very own Pilleriin Sikka. Another local newspaper, Falköpings Tidning, has also published a profile piece (again in Swedish only) on the recent Seasonal Affective Disorder research of our very own Katja Valli.
We are implementing a new, student-focused healthy competition field to the website sidebar (to the right on a desktop/laptop, below the main text on a mobile/tablet): a Skövde-specific leaderboard for highest all-time scores on EyeWire (a crowd-sourced science application helping researchers trace individual neurons from histological samples)! The rules are simple: if you have a […]
In an attempt to ease the pre-summer link verbiage, we’ve now adopted new functionality that changes how we promote relevant and interesting links. Instead of putting them into various forms of individual or combined posts, the most relevant sources have been collected in two fields in the sidebar to the right of the main text […]
Of both undergraduate and graduate variety! As regards the latter, the list of grad students has been updated to account for the new bunch.
After careful consideration by the year’s examiners, I am pleased to announce the winners of the honorary prize for the best Bachelor’s Thesis and the best Master’s Thesis in Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Skövde for the year 2016. At Bachelor’s level, the prize goes to Consciousness Studies student Julius Wallenberg, for his thesis […]
I intend to post an announcement about the best Cog Neuro theses of the year shortly, but this post will contain the last set of links to topic-relevant stories and PhD positions for the summer, with a resumption of normal activity around the middle of August. So, on the the links: Simon Oxenham on lucid […]
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Dorothy Bishop on editorial integrity. Neuroskeptic on decoding faces, null results, and voodoo neuroscience. The Neuroethics Blog on the ethics of consumer tDCS devices. Simon Oxenham on gender stereotypes and their impact on the scientific endeavor. PLoS Neuroscience Community put together a collection of important papers on neurodegenerative diseases. 1 Boring Old Man on anti-depressants […]