This is part two of a four-part post series concerning empathy and the HONY blog. In the previous post, I have highlighted the popularity of the HONY blog in comparison to other news outlets, and its ability to continuously elicit empathic responses from its readers. At least for the period of time the HONY blog […]
Editor’s Introduction The post below, and the series of posts that follows, is researched, drafted, written up and finalized by one of our current MSc students, Boushra Dalile, with only very minimal editorial feedback. It is with great pleasure that we are here able to offer her a platform for discussing these important and […]
After an inordinate delay (for which the humblest apologies), and careful consideration by the year’s examiners, I am pleased to announce that the winner of the honorary prize for the best Bachelor’s Thesis in Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Skövde for the year 2015 goes to Consciousness Studies student Magnus Roos, for his thesis […]
A bright and promising bunch for the year’s iteration of the MSc in Cognitive Neuroscience. The list of current graduate students has been updated accordingly.
As part of a team of researchers, Kristoffer Fehér, one of our BSc and MSc alumni, has just published a study in Biological Psychology entitled “Task-switching preparation across semantic and spatial domains: An event-related potential study.”
Jonas Ciurlionis, of the Department of Philosophy at Vilnius University, will be visiting the department next week as part of the ERASMUS teacher exchange program. While here, Jonas will give an open four-part lecture series entitled “Understanding Ancient Greek Science,” with the following schedule: Tue 21 April, 16.30-18.00 – G327 – Introduction. The idea of […]
Anna Agelii, department MSc student who recently won a competitive bursary to facilitate attendance at the 2014 Uehiro Lectures in practical ethics, will be holding a summarizing presentation of the lecture series, for the benefit of students and staff at the University of Skövde. Anna’s presentation is scheduled for Tuesday 17 February, 15.15-17.00, in room […]
Anna Agelii, one of the department’s current MSc students, has won a competitive bursary to facilitate attendance at the annual Oxford University Uehiro Lecture series, organized by the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, for which we congratulate her! The lecture series and an accompanying workshop seminar will run 1-3 December 2014 in Oxford. It […]