After an inordinate delay (for which the humblest apologies), and careful consideration by the year’s examiners, I am pleased to announce that the winner of the honorary prize for the best Bachelor’s Thesis in Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Skövde for the year 2015 goes to Consciousness Studies student Magnus Roos, for his thesis […]
A bright and promising bunch for the year’s iteration of the MSc in Cognitive Neuroscience. The list of current graduate students has been updated accordingly.
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 […]
Paavo Pylkkänen has recently published an article in the journal Progress in Biophysics and Molecular Biology entitled “The Quantum Epoché.” Briefly, the article argues for the need for phenomenological description in quantum theory.
As part of a team of researchers, Kristoffer Fehér, one of our BSc and MSc alumni, has just published a study in Biological Psychology entitled “Task-switching preparation across semantic and spatial domains: An event-related potential study.”
Oskar MacGregor has published a chapter entitled “WADA’s Whereabouts Requirements and Privacy” in the 2015 Routledge Handbook of Drugs and Sport hop over to this website. The chapter argues that the so-called “whereabouts requirements” of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) result in unacceptable threats to and losses of privacy for at least some of the […]
Both Antti Revonsuo and Sakari Kallio have, independently, recently presented some of their research at a prestigious seminar arranged by the Axel and Margaret Ax:son Johnson Foundation, entitled The Return of Consciousness – A New Science on Old Questions, held at Avesta Manor, Sweden, on 14-15 June. Other speakers included such luminaries as Susan Blackmore, […]
Antti Revonsuo has written a chapter for the 2015 John Benjamins anthology The Constitution of Phenomenal Consciousness, entitled “The Future of Consciousness Science: From Empirical Correlations to Theoretical Explanation”. Briefly, the chapter gives an overview of Antti’s previous work concerning a multilevel framework for consciousness science, including descriptions of his group’s research on dreaming.