An international team of researchers including Katja Valli have just published an article in Imagination, Cognition and Personality entitled “Dark Dreams Are Made of This: Aggressive and Sexual Dream Content and the Dark Triad of Personality“. In brief, the article investigates the correlation between the Dark Triad factors psychopathy, narcissism and Machiavellianism and dream content, […]
A team including departmental researchers Pilleriin Sikka and Antti Revonsuo have just published a study in Nature publishing group’s open-access mega-journal Scientific Reports called “Peace of mind and anxiety in the waking state are related to the affective content of dreams“. Shortly, the study investigates the correlation between the (rather novel) construct “peace of mind” […]
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 our own Katja Valli have published a piece in the open-source Scientific Reports (under the Nature umbrella) entitled ‘Nightmares as predictors of suicide: An extension study including war veterans.’ In short, the study investigated the association between nightmare frequency and suicide risk, finding a positive correlation between the two, even […]
After something of a lull in posting (busy times in cogneuro-land), here are some recent updates: How better to establish that your theory has gone mainstream than it being featured in the SMBC webcomic?! Kristoffer Ekman talks New Year’s resolutions with local media (in Swedish only). One of our BSc program students talks exercise and […]
Two new local media pieces (both in Swedish only, unfortunately). One covering the use of psychedelic narcotics in clinical research, the other detailing collaboration with Estonian entrepreneurs seeking to develop a device for improving sleep.
A local newspaper, Skövde Nyheter, has published a short profile piece (in Swedish only) on the dream research of our very own Pilleriin Sikka. Another local newspaper, Falköpings Tidning, has also published a profile piece (again in Swedish only) on the recent Seasonal Affective Disorder research of our very own Katja Valli.
I intend to post an announcement about the best Cog Neuro theses of the year shortly, but this post will contain the last set of links to topic-relevant stories and PhD positions for the summer, with a resumption of normal activity around the middle of August. So, on the the links: Simon Oxenham on lucid […]