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News from Department of Communication and Psychology
AAU Researchers develop new approaches to strengthen mental health using robots
The purpose of this new research project is to improve mental health through collaborative drawing and painting using socially assistive robots. The project is being carried out in collaboration with Aalborg Kommune's project, 'Kulturvitaminer' and an artist.
Special issue of Seismograf Journal edited by Morten Søndergaard
Silent Agencies - Artistic and curatorial practices in a state of crisis.
New e-book: Lived Culture and Psychology
The aim of this book is to contribute to our understanding of the psychological means that bring about cultural forms of human conduct and experience. Edited by Carolin Demuth, Pirkko Raudaskoski and Sanna Raudaskoski. The e-book is available as open access.
PhD Thesis by Thomas Trøst Hansen: The Impacts of Academic Events
This PhD dissertation explores the impact of academic events such as congresses, conferences, symposia, and meetings. More specifically, the focus is on the academic impact for individual attendees and chairs.
AAU ArT Expo 2020 - a(rt)part
Art & Technology/Kunst og Teknologi invites all interested parties to the biannual exhibition of the student projects, a(rt)part 2020. The pandemic has not discouraged the students, they have instead worked hard on creating a digital alternative to the physical exhibition that is held each semester.
New book: Memory in the Wild
This book explores the complex relations between practices of remembering and the settings in which they are enacted. Edited by Brady Wagoner, Ignacio Bresco de Luna and Sophie Zadeh.
Lived Culture and Psychology: Sharedness and Normativity as Discursive, Embodied and Affective Engagements with the World in Social Interaction
Special Issue in the journal Frontiers. The aim of this Research Topic is to contribute to our understanding of the psychological means that bring about cultural forms of human conduct and experience. The publication is edited by Carolin Demuth, Pirkko Liisa Raudaskoski and Sanna Raudaskoski.
PhD Thesis by Dan Hvidtfeldt: Creativity as a Musical Practice
This PhD dissertation has been developed in collaboration with Roskilde Festival with the overall purpose of promoting a theoretically and empirically informed understanding of creativity, which is relevant for the ongoing organisational, musical and artistic development of Roskilde Festival.
PhD Thesis by Mirna Isabel Rivera Garcia
This research provides a theoretical and practical understanding of the use of information and communication technology (ICT) and pedagogical practices in a classroom in a public school in an underprivileged context. This study examines the contradictions and constraints of the current teacher–student interactions and proposes a different way to engage children as the center of the learning process by introducing problem/project-based learning (PBL) principles into lesson design.
New issue of Academic Quarter: Æstetisering | Aestheticization
This issue of Academic Quarter aimes at identifying several facets of aestheticization. Academic Quarter is a peer reviewed, online, open access journal with humanistic research.
New book: Your Post has been Removed
In this book the authors, Frederik Stjernfelt and Anne Mette Lauritzen, argue established democratic norms for freedom of expression should be implemented on the internet. The book is available through open access.
COMET 2020: Call For Proposals
We are pleased to announce the call for proposals for the 18th International Conference on Communication, Medicine, and Ethics (COMET), which will be hosted by Aalborg University, Denmark, 01-03 July 2020. The Pre-COMET Masterclass is scheduled for 30 June 2020.
New book: Remembering as a Cultural Process
This authored book charts out principles for a cultural psychology of remembering. This approach is illustrated with concrete case studies from around the world that highlight key theoretical concepts, moving from micro-level processes to macro-level social phenomena. Authors: Brady Wagoner, Ignacio Brescó de Luna, and Sarah H. Awad.
New book: The Second Cognitive Revolution
This book - edited by Bo Allesøe Christensen - is an indispensable reader for anyone interested in his cognitive-historical turn, and finds an audience with academics and researchers in the social and human science fields of cognitive psychology, social psychology, discursive psychology, philosophy, sociology, and ethnomethodology.
New book: The Oxford Handbook of Sound and Imagination
In this two-volume Handbook, contributors shift the focus of imagination away from the visual by addressing the topic of sonic imagination and expanding the field beyond musical compositional creativity and performance technique into other aural arenas where the imagination holds similar power.
PhD Thesis by Kristina Madsen: Explorative Museum Experiences
Through this dissertation, Kristina Madsen has approached the challenges of balancing the enlightenment and experiences presented to museum institutions by the experience economy from an experience design perspective in collaboration with a smaller Danish museum.
Ny bog: Kollaboration - Vejen til åben forskning og åben innovation
Denne bog af David Budtz Pedersen m.fl. giver for første gang en samlet fremstilling over redskaber, praksisser og eksempler på kollaborativ problemløsning, ideudvikling og læring. Bogen omhandler både de kognitive, psykologiske og økonomiske aspekter såvel som de juridiske og historiske rammer for kollaboration.
New book by Chalotte Glintborg: Identity (Re)constructions After Brain Injury
Identity (Re)constructions After Brain Injury: Personal and Family Identity investigates how being diagnosed with acquired brain injury (ABI) impacts identity (re)construction in both adults with ABI and their close relatives.