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!
An international team of researchers including Kristoffer Fehér, alumnus of both our BSc (Consciousness Studies) and MSc programs, has recently published an article in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience entitled “Phase-Dependent Modulation of Signal Transmission in Cortical Networks through tACS-Induced Neural Oscillations“. Briefly, the article presents work on concurrent tACS, TMS and EEG (!), as a […]
Head of department Sakari Kallio has been interviewed on local radio about how hypnosis – his field of research – actually works (in Swedish only).
A welcome to all our new and returning cognitive neuroscience students at both BSc and MSc levels, who all got started for the autumn term on Monday last week! The list of departmental grad students has been updated accordingly.
Four new publications to add to the list! Our professor, Antti Revonsuo, has a new monograph coming in 2018 with the scholarly publisher Routledge, Foundations of Consciousness. According to the blurb, the book “provides an essential introduction to the scientific and philosophical approaches to consciousness for students in psychology, neuroscience, cognitive science, and philosophy.” An […]
A team of researchers including Antti Revonsuo has published an article in the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience with the title “Different Electrophysiological Correlates of Visual Awareness for Detection and Identification.” In short, the article looks at the electrophysiological differences between conscious detection and conscious higher-level identification of visual stimuli.
Several competitive scholarships available from the IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca (Italy).