A team of researchers including Sakari Kallio have just published the department’s first Nature publishing group publication: an article in the open-access journal Scientific Reports entitled “Synaesthesia-type associations and perceptual changes induced by hypnotic suggestion“. Briefly, the article concerns empirical work Sakari and his team have done on hypnosis-induced synesthesia. And it seems to have […]
Head of department Sakari Kallio has been interviewed on local radio about how hypnosis – his field of research – actually works (in Swedish only).
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 […]
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, […]
An international team of collaborators including Sakari Kallio have published an article in the open-access journal PLOS ONE entitled “The Impact of Hypnotic Suggestions on Reaction Times in Continuous Performance Test in Adults with ADHD and Healthy Controls“. Briefly, the article investigates the potential impact of hypnosis on ADHD patients compared to control subjects.
A research team including Sakari Kallio have published an article in the International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis entitled “Posthypnotic Suggestion Alters Conscious Color Perception in an Automatic Manner“. Briefly, the study results indicate that a so-called “hypnotic virtuoso” (that is, a highly hypnotically suggestible individual) changed her response pattern to colored shapes in […]
An international team of researchers including Antti Revonsuo and Sakari Kallio have recently published an article in the prestigious online open-access journal PLOS ONE entitled “A Preconscious Neural Mechanism of Hypnotically Altered Colors: A Double Case Study“. Their research, based on an EEG-study, suggests that hypnotic suggestions can change the perceived color of objects for […]