Yesterday, Thu 4th Oct, Oskar MacGregor gave a University of Skövde “Popular Science Café” presentation (in Swedish) on some of the various ethical and privacy hazards of increasing digitalization. The content also did the rounds in local media (again in Swedish).
A team including departmental collaborator Petri Kajonius have just published an article in the International Journal of Psychology entitled “Sex differences in personality are larger in gender equal countries: Replicating and extending a surprising finding“. Shortly, the article investigates a large, international sample, which somewhat surprisingly demonstrates that the more gender equal a nation is, […]
After an inordinate delay (due to a variety of reasons), I am pleased to finally be able to announce the winners of the honorary prize for the best Bachelor’s Thesis and the best Master’s Thesis in Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Skövde for the year 2017! At Bachelor’s level, the prize goes to Consciousness […]
A new year has begun, we have a new batch of MSc students, and we’d like to hereby offer them a warm welcome to Skövde, and an enjoyable and challenging year ahead! The list of departmental graduate students has been updated accordingly.
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 […]
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.
A team including departmental researchers Pilleriin Sikka and Antti Revonsuo have just published a study in Nature publishing group’s open-access mega-journal Scientific Reports called “Peace of mind and anxiety in the waking state are related to the affective content of dreams“. Shortly, the study investigates the correlation between the (rather novel) construct “peace of mind” […]
Our BSc student Theresa Skaf, who did her thesis this past spring on well-being in Swedish and Sri Lankan population samples, has been profiled in a local media piece (in Swedish only, behind a paywall). Similar info (also in Swedish only) is available from an earlier University press release.