After an inordinate delay (due to a variety of reasons), I am pleased to finally 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 2017! At Bachelor’s level, the prize goes to Consciousness […]
A new year has begun, we have a new batch of MSc students, and we’d like to hereby offer them a warm welcome to Skövde, and an enjoyable and challenging year ahead! The list of departmental graduate students has been updated accordingly.
A team of researchers including our MSc alumnus Boushra Dalile has just published a study in the journal Appetite, entitled “A mind cleared by walnut oil: The effects of polyunsaturated and saturated fat on extinction learning“. Briefly, the study investigates the possible link between acute intake of alpha-linolenic acid and improved extinction of a fear-based […]
Our BSc student Theresa Skaf, who did her thesis this past spring on well-being in Swedish and Sri Lankan population samples, has been profiled in a local media piece (in Swedish only, behind a paywall). Similar info (also in Swedish only) is available from an earlier University press release.
Lars Jonasson, an alumnus of our BSc program in Consciousness Studies, has recently finished his PhD dissertation at Umeå University, covering the relation between aging, physical activity, and cognitive function (link text in Swedish only). From all of us at the department, a big congratulations to Lars on this important milestone!
An international team of researchers including Kristoffer Fehér, alumnus of both our BSc (Consciousness Studies) and MSc programs, has recently published an article in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience entitled “Phase-Dependent Modulation of Signal Transmission in Cortical Networks through tACS-Induced Neural Oscillations“. Briefly, the article presents work on concurrent tACS, TMS and EEG (!), as a […]
A welcome to all our new and returning cognitive neuroscience students at both BSc and MSc levels, who all got started for the autumn term on Monday last week! The list of departmental grad students has been updated accordingly.
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 […]