A team of researchers including Pilleriin Sikka, Antti Revonsuo, and Katja Valli have published an empirical article on EEG frontal alpha asymmtery (FAA) and affective dream content in the prestigious Journal of Neuroscience entitled “EEG Frontal Alpha Asymmetry and Dream Affect: Alpha Oscillations Over the Right Frontal Cortex During REM Sleep and Pre-Sleep Wakefulness Predict […]
Empirical test of the Social Simulation Theory of dreaming
A team of authors including Antti Revonsuo and Katja Valli have just published a new article in Consciousness and Cognition entitled “Social contents in dreams: An empirical test of the Social Simulation Theory”.
Publication of wide-ranging anthology on dreams
Katja Valli is co-editor to a new anthology on dreams from Greenwood, entitled Dreams: Understanding Biology, Psychology, and Culture. The book includes chapters by Katja, Pilleriin Sikka, and Antti Revonsuo, among many others.
New publication on Dark Triad and dreams
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, […]
New research on dreams and well-being
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” […]
Publications over summer
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 […]
Small spring updates
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 […]