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 of researchers including Katja Valli and Antti Revonsuo have published a study in Anesthesiology entitled “Differentiating Drug-related and State-related Effects of Dexmedetomidine and Propofol on the Electroencephalogram“. In short, the article investigates different states of consciousness in anesthesia using EEG.
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 […]
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!