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).
Small spring updates
After something of a lull in posting (busy times in cogneuro-land), here are some recent updates: How better to establish that your theory has gone mainstream than it being featured in the SMBC webcomic?! Kristoffer Ekman talks New Year’s resolutions with local media (in Swedish only). One of our BSc program students talks exercise and […]
Last links for the summer…
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 […]
PLoS Neuro updates…
… on the <a href="http://blogs.plos project management plan.org/neuro/2016/04/19/sugar-the-addictive-enemy-hiding-in-plain-sight/”>addictive power of sugar, from the PLoS Neuro Community, and a methodological critique of mindfulness-based approaches to back pain, from Mind the Brain.
Mysteries of the Brain…
… special issue of The Kernel over at the Daily Dot. Varying quality from the different entries, as could be expected, but the following are certainly worth a read: “Why We’re Living in an Era of Neuroscience Hype,” by Neuroskeptic. “The Harsh Truth about Speed-Reading,” by Simon Oxenham. “The Promise and Peril of DIY Electrical […]
Newspaper article on gratitude
Kristoffer Ekman has been featured as an expert on gratitude in an article (in Swedish) in the local Skaraborg-region daily SLA concerning gratitude at Christmas time.
Newspaper article on Psychological Coach education
GP, one of the bigger Swedish dailies, has just published an article (in Swedish) highlighting some of the work being done by our undergraduate Psychological Coach students.