Antti Revonsuo has published an article in the Journal of Consciousness Studies entitled “Hard to See the Problem?“. Briefly, the article argues, on the basis of empirical research on dreaming, that externalist, embodied, and enactive explanations of consciousness will not be able to solve the problem.
SkLT, a regional daily, has just published an article (in Swedish) summarizing Oskar MacGregor’s recent public speaking event at Skara Municipal Library, consisting of a general introduction to global and local research in neuroethics.
Paavo Pylkkänen has published a chapter entitled “Fundamental Physics and the Mind – Is There a Connection?” in the 2015 Springer conference proceedings Quantum Interaction. The chapter investigates the applicability of Bohmian quantum physics to the study of human cognition, the historical interfacing between physics and cognition more generally, and the value of related research […]
Judith Annett and Stefan Berglund have published a joint chapter for the 2015 Springer anthology <a title="Well-Being in Contemporary Society" href="http://www task management tools.springer.com/social+sciences/wellbeing+%26+quality-of-life/book/978-3-319-06458-1″>Well-Being in Contemporary Society, entitled “Increasing societal well-being through enhanced empathy using computer games”. The chapter is the result of a research project on empathy that Judith and Stefan are currently working […]
A team of researchers including Katja Valli and Antti Revonsuo have published an article in the journal Sleep Medicine with the title “Dreaming furiously? A sleep laboratory study on the dream content of people with Parkinson’s disease and with or without rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder“. Briefly, the study investigated the dream content of […]
Kristoffer Ekman has been featured as an expert on gratitude in an article (in Swedish) in the local Skaraborg-region daily SLA concerning gratitude at Christmas time.
Paavo Pylkkänen has published a chapter entitled “Weak vs. Strong Quantum Cognition” in the 2014 Springer conference proceedings Advances in Cognitive Neurodynamics (IV). The chapter explores the differences between what Paavo terms weak and strong accounts of how quantum probability can help explain aspects of human cognition.
An international team including Antti Revonsuo have published an article in Current Pharmaceutical Design entitled “Harnessing Anesthesia and Brain Imaging for the Study of Human Consciousness“. The article reviews recent advances in the study of consciousness, utilizing positron emission tomography (PET) and functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) for different states of consciousness – including anesthesia.