Joel Parthemore has published a new article in the journal Theoria et Historia Scientiarum entitled “The case for protoconcepts: Why concepts, language, and protolanguage all need protoconcepts“. Briefly, the article explores the role of protoconcepts in explaining and making sense of language genesis and evolution.
Joel Parthemore has published a chapter entitled “From a Sensorimotor to a Sensorimotor++ Account of Embodied Conceptual Cognition” in the 2014 Springer collection Contemporary Sensorimotor Theory. The chapter argues for Joel’s unified conceptual spaces theory (UCST), as a means of investigating O’Regan and Noë’s sensorimotor account of embodied conceptual cognition.
Joel Parthemore has published an article in the journal Sign Systems Studies with the title “Conceptual change and development on multiple time scales: From incremental evolution to origins“. Briefly, the article compares conceptual development and change on four time scales: the day-to-day life of an individual conceptual agent, the day-to-day life of society, the lifetime […]
An international team including Antti Revonsuo have published an article in Current Pharmaceutical Design entitled “Harnessing Anesthesia and Brain Imaging for the Study of Human Consciousness“. The article reviews recent advances in the study of consciousness, utilizing positron emission tomography (PET) and functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) for different states of consciousness – including anesthesia.
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 […]
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.
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 […]