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.
As programme coordinator, I’ve recently had the pleasure of meeting and introducing a substantially large and international cohort of highly motivated students to our Master’s programme Mind, Brain and Wellbeing Visit Website. They have now formally begun their studies, and we are excited to see what the year ahead will bring. The list of graduate […]
After careful consideration by the year’s examiners, I am pleased to announce that the winner of the honorary prize for the best Bachelor’s Thesis in Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Skövde for the year 2014 goes to Psychological Coach student Sofia Andersson Szabo, for her thesis A Biological and Psychological Profile of Eudaimonia as High […]
The final Cognitive Neuroscience thesis seminars for the semester, held Mon-Wed 26-28 May 2014, have now been completed read review. In total, 22 students defended their Cognitive Neuroscience theses: two MSc students, two BSc students with empirical theses, and 18 BSc students with literature review theses. Thank you to all those involved, particularly the thesis […]
A team of international researchers including Pilleriin Sikka, Katja Valli, and Antti Revonsuo have published an article in the journal Consciousness and Cognition entitled “I know how you felt last night, or do I? Self- and external ratings of emotions in REM sleep dreams“. The study investigated the difference between self-reports and external ratings of […]
GP, one of the bigger Swedish dailies, has just published an article (in Swedish) highlighting some of the work being done by our undergraduate Psychological Coach students.
A research team including (MSc alumnus) Granit Kastrati and Antti Revonsuo have published an article in the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience entitled “Recurrent Processing Enhances Visual Awareness but Is Not Necessary for Fast Categorization of Natural Scenes“. Briefly, the EEG-based study sought to clarify the role of recurrent processing in natural scene categorization.