The Guardian has a nice excerpt from the recently published diary of Sacks’ longtime partner Bill Hayes, entitled “My Life with Oliver Sacks.” Very personal insight into the life of one of the more important modern figures within the broader field of brain science.
A team of researchers including our own Katja Valli have published a piece in the open-source Scientific Reports (under the Nature umbrella) entitled ‘Nightmares as predictors of suicide: An extension study including war veterans.’ In short, the study investigated the association between nightmare frequency and suicide risk, finding a positive correlation between the two, even […]
A team of researchers including our own Antti Revonsuo have just published a paper in NeuroImage entitled ‘Early processing in primary visual cortex is necessary for conscious and unconscious vision while late processing is necessary only for conscious vision in neurologically healthy humans.’ Briefly, the study found that activity in the primary visual cortex at […]
After something of a lull in posting (busy times in cogneuro-land), here are some recent updates: How better to establish that your theory has gone mainstream than it being featured in the SMBC webcomic?! Kristoffer Ekman talks New Year’s resolutions with local media (in Swedish only). One of our BSc program students talks exercise and […]
One of our alumni, Björn Persson, has had his MSc thesis from the University of Skövde replicated in <a href="http://www 7hhynf3 task planning tool.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0191886916312521″>an interesting new study in one of the highest h-indexed journals within its field, Personality and Individual Differences. Briefly, the study (as well as Björn’s MSc thesis) looks at correlations between different […]
Two new local media pieces (both in Swedish only, unfortunately). One covering the use of psychedelic narcotics in clinical research, the other detailing collaboration with Estonian entrepreneurs seeking to develop a device for improving sleep.
Max Planck Institute PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience (note the extremely short deadline!) Berlin School of Mind and Brain/Humboldt University International PhD Fellowships Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences PhD positions (bit of a long-shot, but not impossible for somebody with the right interest)
A local newspaper, Skövde Nyheter, has published a short profile piece (in Swedish only) on the dream research of our very own Pilleriin Sikka. Another local newspaper, Falköpings Tidning, has also published a profile piece (again in Swedish only) on the recent Seasonal Affective Disorder research of our very own Katja Valli.