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 […]
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.