A team of researchers including our own Katja Valli have published a piece in the open-source Scientific Reports (under the Nature umbrella) entitled ‘Nightmares as predictors of suicide: An extension study including war veterans.’ In short, the study investigated the association between nightmare frequency and suicide risk, finding a positive correlation between the two, even […]
A team of researchers including our own Antti Revonsuo have just published a paper in NeuroImage entitled ‘Early processing in primary visual cortex is necessary for conscious and unconscious vision while late processing is necessary only for conscious vision in neurologically healthy humans.’ Briefly, the study found that activity in the primary visual cortex at […]
A team of researchers including Katja Valli have just published an article in the Journal of Sleep Research, cleverly entitled “Winter is coming: Nightmares and sleep problems during seasonal affective disorder.” Briefly, the research investigates how nightmares, symptoms of insomnia, chronotype and sleep duration associate with seasonal affective disorder (giveaway: significantly in several of the […]
An international team of researchers including Antti Revonsuo have published an article in the European Journal of Neuroscience entitled “Subjective Visual Awareness Emerges Prior to P3.” Briefly, the research looked at differences in the evoked EEG signal between aware and unaware stimuli, in order to map out corresponding event-related potential (ERP) components.
A Skövde-based team of researchers including our own Björn Persson have just published an article in the Journal of Social Psychology entitled “Empathy and Universal Values Explicated by the Empathy-Altruism Hypothesis.” Briefly, the article investigates the purported link between concerns about declining empathy and increasing self-enhancing values, as seen through the empathy-altruism hypothesis.
A team of researchers, including our own BSc and MSc alumnus Kristoffer Fehér, have just published an article in the Journal of Visualized Experiments entitled “Concurrent Electroencephalography Recording During Transcranial Alternating Current Stimulation (tACS).”
Paavo Pylkkänen has published a chapter entitled “Quantum Theory, Active Information and the Mind-Matter Problem” in the World Scientific 2015 anthology Contextuality from Quantum Physics to Psychology. Briefly, the chapter investigates the implications of the suggestion (due to Bohm and Hiley) that a certain type of active information plays a key objective role in quantum […]
Oskar MacGregor has just published an article in the journal Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics entitled “Trivial Love.” Briefly, the article – a response piece to an earlier article by Brian D. Earp, Anders Sandberg and Julian Savulescu, entitled “The Medicalization of Love” – argues that the original article fails to assemble any particularly compelling […]