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New 2015 grant from the Bial Foundation to examine hallucinatory anomalous body experiences

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Dr Jason Braithwaite has been awarded a new grant for €41,600 from the Bial Foundation to examine anomalous body experiences in non-clinical populations.
Date:
02/07/2015

New paper published in journal 'Cortex'

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A new paper from Dr Jason Braithwaite and colleagues from the School of Psychology, has been published in the top international journal 'Cortex'.
Date:
01/07/2015

Midlands universities collaboration: paper published

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A new study from a collaboration between midlands universities (Birmingham / Warwick) led by Dr Jason Braithwaite in the School of Psychology, has been published in the interdisciplinary journal 'Cognitive Neuropsychiatry'.
Date:
01/06/2015

New paper investigates scientific explanations for Near-Death Experiences

New paper investigates scientific explanations for Near-Death Experiences
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School of psychology PhD student Hayley Dewe is a co-author on a new paper published, as part of wider engagement and scientific outreach, in The [UK] Skeptic magazine, which explores how the latest findings from brain science can help explain Near-Death Experiences.
Date:
11/11/2014

Intuitive Colorimetry comes to the School of Psychology

Intuitive Colorimetry comes to the School of Psychology
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Dr Jason Braithwaite, who heads The Selective Attention and Awareness Laboratory (SAAL), was recently awarded funds to purchase a Mk III Intuitive Colorimeter unit (Cerium visual technologies) for the assessment of visual stress and visual anomalies across a variety of neurological conditions and disorders.
Date:
29/07/2014

New paper sheds light on anomalous bodily experiences in non-clinical hallucinators

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A new paper published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance examined whether individuals predisposed to anomalous bodily experiences would be more or less susceptible to the induction of the rubber-hand illusion.
Date:
04/06/2014

Comedian Robin Ince lends a hand to The Selective Attention and Awareness Laboratory

Comedian Robin Ince lends a hand to The Selective Attention and Awareness Laboratory
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Science enthusiast and stand-up comedian Robin Ince visited The Selective Attention and Awareness Laboratory in the School of Psychology on 27 March to take part in a number of exciting experiments designed to investigate anomalous experiences and hallucinations.
Date:
04/04/2014

The British Neuroscience Association showcases research from the SAAL laboratory

The British Neuroscience Association showcases research from the SAAL laboratory
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The magazine for the British Neuroscience Association (The BNA Bulletin) has featured research from the SAAL on the underlying mechanisms sub-serving out-of-body experiences in a recent article.
Date:
20/11/2013
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