Head of department Sakari Kallio has been interviewed on local radio about how hypnosis – his field of research – actually works (in Swedish only).
A welcome to all our new and returning cognitive neuroscience students at both BSc and MSc levels, who all got started for the autumn term on Monday last week! The list of departmental grad students has been updated accordingly.
Senior lecturer Oskar MacGregor has gone on something of a media blitz this summer on the topic of digitalization of personal information and its impact on privacy, from – in particular – an ethical perspective. On 2 July, Oskar held a presentation at Almedalen in Visby, Gotland – Sweden’s largest annual gathering of politicians, media, […]
Four new publications to add to the list! Our professor, Antti Revonsuo, has a new monograph coming in 2018 with the scholarly publisher Routledge, Foundations of Consciousness. According to the blurb, the book “provides an essential introduction to the scientific and philosophical approaches to consciousness for students in psychology, neuroscience, cognitive science, and philosophy.” An […]
A team of researchers including Antti Revonsuo has published an article in the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience with the title “Different Electrophysiological Correlates of Visual Awareness for Detection and Identification.” In short, the article looks at the electrophysiological differences between conscious detection and conscious higher-level identification of visual stimuli.
Several competitive scholarships available from the IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca (Italy).
A team of researchers including Björn Persson, a BSc- and MSc-alumnus and frequent collaborator with our department, has published an article entitled “Testing construct independence in the Short Dark Triad using Item Response Theory” in Personality and Individual Differences. Briefly, the article investigates the constructs involved in one of the more widely-used short-form Dark Triad […]
Both at KU Leuven – one on inhibition and calculation in children, the other on goal-directed processes in emotional and unhealthy behavior.