A team of researchers including Katja Valli have just published an article in the Journal of Sleep Research, cleverly entitled “Winter is coming: Nightmares and sleep problems during seasonal affective disorder.” Briefly, the research investigates how nightmares, symptoms of insomnia, chronotype and sleep duration associate with seasonal affective disorder (giveaway: significantly in several of the […]
Videos from the Return of Consciousness international seminar from summer 2015 (at which both Antti Revonsuo and Sakari Kallio held presentations) have now been made available. The website where they are located is in Swedish, but the video content is in English. For ease of access, I will post direct links to each of the […]
An introductory overview of scientific research on the topic (in Swedish only), citing our own Antti Revonsuo (among others).
Both Antti Revonsuo and Sakari Kallio have, independently, recently presented some of their research at a prestigious seminar arranged by the Axel and Margaret Ax:son Johnson Foundation, entitled The Return of Consciousness – A New Science on Old Questions, held at Avesta Manor, Sweden, on 14-15 June. Other speakers included such luminaries as Susan Blackmore, […]
Antti Revonsuo has written a chapter for the 2015 John Benjamins anthology The Constitution of Phenomenal Consciousness, entitled “The Future of Consciousness Science: From Empirical Correlations to Theoretical Explanation”. Briefly, the chapter gives an overview of Antti’s previous work concerning a multilevel framework for consciousness science, including descriptions of his group’s research on dreaming.
An international team of researchers including Katja Valli and Antti Revonsuo have published an article in the journal SLEEP entitled “Nightmares: Risk Factors Among the Finnish General Adult Population“. Briefly, the article investigates risk factors for nightmares, finding various correlations between nightmare frequency and different sleep problems, mood problems, and psychological and physical well-being.
An international team of researchers including Antti Revonsuo and Katja Valli have published a chapter entitled “The Avatars in the Machine: Dreaming as a Simulation of Social Reality” as part of the open-source Open MIND project. Following the chapter, there is also a commentary piece, and a subsequent response from the original authors. Briefly, the […]
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 […]