… 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.
… a lengthy critique from James Coyne, over at PLOS blog Mind 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 […]
An international team of researchers including Katja Valli and Antti Revonsuo have published an article in the journal SLEEP entitled “Nightmares: Risk Factors Among the Finnish General Adult Population“. Briefly, the article investigates risk factors for nightmares, finding various correlations between nightmare frequency and different sleep problems, mood problems, and psychological and physical well-being.
Judith Annett and Stefan Berglund have published a joint chapter for the 2015 Springer anthology <a title="Well-Being in Contemporary Society" href="http://www task management tools.springer.com/social+sciences/wellbeing+%26+quality-of-life/book/978-3-319-06458-1″>Well-Being in Contemporary Society, entitled “Increasing societal well-being through enhanced empathy using computer games”. The chapter is the result of a research project on empathy that Judith and Stefan are currently working […]
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.
After 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 2014 goes to Psychological Coach student Sofia Andersson Szabo, for her thesis A Biological and Psychological Profile of Eudaimonia as High […]
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.