A team of researchers including BSc and MSc program alumnus Björn Persson and frequent departmental collaborator Petri Kajonius has just published an article in Elsevier’s new open-access mega-journal Heliyon, entitled “IRT analyses of the Swedish Dark Triad Dirty Dozen“. Briefly, the article investigates aspects of the testing of Dark Triad personality traits (Machiavellianism, narcissism, and […]
Paavo Pylkkänen has published an article in Progress in Biophysics and Molecular Biology entitled “The role of Eastern approaches in David Bohm’s scientific-philosophical odysseia“. Briefly, the article discusses Eastern philosophy’s role in the metaphysical views of famed quantum physicist David Bohm.
A team of researchers including Sakari Kallio have just published the department’s first Nature publishing group publication: an article in the open-access journal Scientific Reports entitled “Synaesthesia-type associations and perceptual changes induced by hypnotic suggestion“. Briefly, the article concerns empirical work Sakari and his team have done on hypnosis-induced synesthesia. And it seems to have […]
A new cross-disciplinary research project entitled “Hållbart Arbetsliv i Skaraborg” (roughly “Sustainable Working Life in Skaraborg County”) has been launched at the University, and includes, among others, our own Kristoffer Ekman, who takes responsibility for parts of the project. Local media has reported (in Swedish only).
Our own Katja Valli has been interviewed for a popular scientific article on the impact of daylight on our well-being (in Swedish only), in relation to seasonal variations in daylight, and the to many familiar phenomenon of seasonal affective disorder, or SAD.
Lars Jonasson, an alumnus of our BSc program in Consciousness Studies, has recently finished his PhD dissertation at Umeå University, covering the relation between aging, physical activity, and cognitive function (link text in Swedish only). From all of us at the department, a big congratulations to Lars on this important milestone!
An international team of researchers including Kristoffer Fehér, alumnus of both our BSc (Consciousness Studies) and MSc programs, has recently published an article in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience entitled “Phase-Dependent Modulation of Signal Transmission in Cortical Networks through tACS-Induced Neural Oscillations“. Briefly, the article presents work on concurrent tACS, TMS and EEG (!), as a […]
Head of department Sakari Kallio has been interviewed on local radio about how hypnosis – his field of research – actually works (in Swedish only).