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Thomas Z. Ramsøy Doctor of Philosophy

Copenhagen, Denmark
Thomas Zoëga Ramsøy (b. 1973 in Oslo, Norway) is a cognitive neuroscientist, trained in clinical and scientific neuropsychology. His work at Copenhagen Business School and Danish Research Centre for Magnetic Resonance in Copenhagen, Denmark focuses on a range of different aspects... Full Bio
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Conference on neuroaesthetics by Thomas Z. Ramsøy Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Bioethics I am one of the organizers of a three day conference on neuroaesthetics that takes place at the University of Copenhagen from September 24 to September 26. If you are i ... Read on »
Damasio on emotion, Fisher on love, Peretz on music by Thomas Z. Ramsøy Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Bioethics In March, the Center for Academic Research & Training in Anthropogeny hosted a conference on the “Evolutionary Origins of Art and Aesthetics”. The list of speakers was p ... Read on »
Neuroaesthetics book out! by Thomas Z. Ramsøy Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Bioethics I am sure loads of you neuroscience buffs out there will be interested in hearing that a new book on neuroaesthetics has just been published. Edited by myself and ... Read on »
Neuromarketing attitudes survey by Thomas Z. Ramsøy Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Bioethics Dear all, We are currently running a survey on people’s attitudes towards neuromarketing and related topics. We hope that you will all take this survey, as wel ... Read on »
Where’s the voodoo? by Thomas Z. Ramsøy Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Bioethics I just love this title: Independence in ROI analysis: where is the voodoo? by Russel Poldrack and Jeanette Mumford . Lately, there has been much fuzz about so-call ... Read on »
Youtube as neuroscience resource hub by Thomas Z. Ramsøy Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Bioethics I just love the way that YouTube is developing these days. If you just spend some time searching this wonderful site, you can get access to so many different teaching re ... Read on »
Fear and pleasure in the amygdala by Thomas Z. Ramsøy Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Bioethics Here is a heads up for a recent study demonstrating – again – that the amygdala is not merely a “fear centre” in the brain. I have previously blogged about the amygdala ... Read on »
Register for neuroethics conference now! by Thomas Z. Ramsøy Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Bioethics We highly recommend this interesting conference , and please note that the deadline for registration is tomorrow (!!!). So get this out to all and everybody ... Read on »
Alien hand syndrome on youtube by Thomas Z. Ramsøy Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Bioethics I just found this through mindhacks, and thought it was nice how well this illustrates the amazement one can get from witnessing neurological injury and disease. Through ... Read on »
Gut feelings in Copenhagen by Thomas Z. Ramsøy Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Bioethics Antoine Bechara, the inventer of the Iowa Gambling Task, and together with Antonio Damasio the architect of the “somatic marker hypothesis” is visiting the Decision Neu ... Read on »
Readings in neuroeconomics by Thomas Z. Ramsøy Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Bioethics During the spring of 2009 I organized a course course entitled “Neuroeconomics”, together with Prof.s Elke Weber and Eric Johnson. In this course, we made a compendium o ... Read on »
Unconditional love in the brain? by Thomas Z. Ramsøy Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Bioethics From time to time we bring you the quirky side of neuroscience here at BrainEthics. Now, we discover a funny little study in Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging that bear ... Read on »
A hidden island of value-based decisions by Thomas Z. Ramsøy Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Bioethics The role of the insula in many human behaviors Following up on my lead on Antoine Bechara’s upcoming visit, it is worthnotinv one of the new trends in decision ma ... Read on »
Big names coming to CPH by Thomas Z. Ramsøy Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Bioethics Antoine Bechara (left) and Antonio Damasio As I mentioned in my previous post, I am currently giving lectures on an April course on neuroeconomics together with P ... Read on »
Bloggin’ back to live…now with more meat by Thomas Z. Ramsøy Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Bioethics Emergence of emergence abound, we are coming to life again. After a long a chilly winter here in Denmark, we have not been on the lazy side in our neuro-caves. At prese ... Read on »