A team of researchers, including Professor Antti Revonsuo, have recently published an article in NeuroImage entitled ”V1 activity during feedforward and early feedback processing is necessary for both conscious and unconscious motion perception”. Briefly, the article investigates unconscious motion perception in blindsight patients (with V1 lesions), and equivalent virtual lesions in neurologically healthy subjects using TMS.
A team of researchers including our colleague-until-recently Daniel Broman (whom we wish continued good fortune in Dalarna!) have just published an article in Nature Publishing Group’s Scientific Reports entitled “Behavioral facilitation and increased brain responses from a high interference working memory context“. Briefly, the research investigates working memory through behavioral reaction-time and biological neuroimaging effects […]
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 […]