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.
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 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.
… a tad oversimplified in parts, perhaps, but an interesting piece nonetheless, courtesy of Aeon.
… commentary on two interesting case studies over at Neuroskeptic.
In the previous posts concerning the elicitation of empathic responses on the HONY blog in relation to the refugee series, I have highlighted the differences between the HONY blog and more general news outlets, as well as the ability of the blog to sidestep the problems in photojournalism. I have also touched upon the possibility […]