Our MSc alumnus Boushra Dalile (who was here guest lecturing last week) is part of a team of researchers from Belgium who have just had an article published in Nature Reviews Gastroenterology & Hepatology, entitled “The role of short-chain fatty acids in microbiota–gut–brain communication“, which covers, in more depth, the same topic Boushra presented while […]
Skövde cog neuro MSc alumnus Boushra Dalile will be presenting aspects of her PhD (KU Leuven, Belgium) research today. Boushra focuses on the gut-brain axis. The lecture, which is open to the public, will be held at 16.30 in room G110. For more extensive information on the occasion (in Swedish), see this.
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 […]
A team of researchers including Katja Valli and Antti Revonsuo have just published an article in the APA journal Emotion entitled “Visual features and perceptual context modulate attention towards evolutionarily relevant threatening stimuli: Electrophysiological evidence“.
I am pleased to here be able to announce the winners of the honorary prize for the best Bachelor’s Thesis and the best Master’s Thesis in Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Skövde for the year 2018! At Bachelor’s level, the prize goes to Consciousness Studies student Emilia Svennersjö, for her thesis Thinking things over: […]
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” […]
A new cross-disciplinary research project entitled “Hållbart Arbetsliv i Skaraborg” (roughly “Sustainable Working Life in Skaraborg County”) has been launched at the University, and includes, among others, our own Kristoffer Ekman, who takes responsibility for parts of the project. Local media has reported (in Swedish only).
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.