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.
An international team of collaborators including Sakari Kallio have published an article in the open-access journal PLOS ONE entitled “The Impact of Hypnotic Suggestions on Reaction Times in Continuous Performance Test in Adults with ADHD and Healthy Controls“. Briefly, the article investigates the potential impact of hypnosis on ADHD patients compared to control subjects.
An international team of researchers including Katja Valli and Antti Revonsuo have published an article in the journal SLEEP entitled “Nightmares: Risk Factors Among the Finnish General Adult Population“. Briefly, the article investigates risk factors for nightmares, finding various correlations between nightmare frequency and different sleep problems, mood problems, and psychological and physical well-being.
Jonas Ciurlionis, of the Department of Philosophy at Vilnius University, will be visiting the department next week as part of the ERASMUS teacher exchange program. While here, Jonas will give an open four-part lecture series entitled “Understanding Ancient Greek Science,” with the following schedule: Tue 21 April, 16.30-18.00 – G327 – Introduction. The idea of […]