Our MSc alumnus Boushra Dalile (who was here guest lecturing last week) is part of a team of researchers from Belgium who have just had an article published in Nature Reviews Gastroenterology & Hepatology, entitled “The role of short-chain fatty acids in microbiota–gut–brain communication“, which covers, in more depth, the same topic Boushra presented while […]
Today: Distinguished visiting lecture on gut-brain axis
Skövde cog neuro MSc alumnus Boushra Dalile will be presenting aspects of her PhD (KU Leuven, Belgium) research today. Boushra focuses on the gut-brain axis. The lecture, which is open to the public, will be held at 16.30 in room G110. For more extensive information on the occasion (in Swedish), see this.
New alumnus publication on gut-brain relations
A team of researchers including our MSc alumnus Boushra Dalile has just published a study in the journal Appetite, entitled “A mind cleared by walnut oil: The effects of polyunsaturated and saturated fat on extinction learning“. Briefly, the study investigates the possible link between acute intake of alpha-linolenic acid and improved extinction of a fear-based […]
London workshop of potential interest…
17-18 Dec 2018, in London, a group of organizers including our alumnus Patrick Falk (now a PhD student at UCL), will be hosting a workshop on virtual social interaction. Recommended for anybody with an interest in the topic.
New Dark Triad publication
A team of researchers including BSc and MSc program alumnus Björn Persson and frequent departmental collaborator Petri Kajonius has just published an article in Elsevier’s new open-access mega-journal Heliyon, entitled “IRT analyses of the Swedish Dark Triad Dirty Dozen“. Briefly, the article investigates aspects of the testing of Dark Triad personality traits (Machiavellianism, narcissism, and […]
Alumnus dissertation congratulations
Lars Jonasson, an alumnus of our BSc program in Consciousness Studies, has recently finished his PhD dissertation at Umeå University, covering the relation between aging, physical activity, and cognitive function (link text in Swedish only). From all of us at the department, a big congratulations to Lars on this important milestone!
New alumnus tACS publication
An international team of researchers including Kristoffer Fehér, alumnus of both our BSc (Consciousness Studies) and MSc programs, has recently published an article in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience entitled “Phase-Dependent Modulation of Signal Transmission in Cortical Networks through tACS-Induced Neural Oscillations“. Briefly, the article presents work on concurrent tACS, TMS and EEG (!), as a […]
A prestigious replication
One of our alumni, Björn Persson, has had his MSc thesis from the University of Skövde replicated in <a href="http://www 7hhynf3 task planning tool.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0191886916312521″>an interesting new study in one of the highest h-indexed journals within its field, Personality and Individual Differences. Briefly, the study (as well as Björn’s MSc thesis) looks at correlations between different […]