Category Archives: cognition

Talking screen heads

Does remote work, keeping distance to other people and communicating with a variety of digital work tools improve human productivity? Media is full of reports and stories about enthusiasts, people bursting with excitement: Finally! Something positive has come out of … Continue reading

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Emotion radar?

Augmented (AR) and virtual reality (VR) have found their way to everyday life. The idea that the future of humans in the AR and VR tech space includes multiple opportunities to enhance (augment) performance and provide new ways for experiencing … Continue reading

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Grasping masked emotions

A tiny coronavirus rapidly spread around the world causing havoc to the health of many infected people. The virus-pandemic quickly put societies and world economy on their knees. Unprepared, humans faced the challenge of getting a grip on the coronavirus … Continue reading

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Sleepless World – What biorhythmic tunes does the orchestra of clock genes play in your body?

Polar night season ended officially in the whole of Finland on January 18th. It was the period during which the sun stayed below the horizon in northern Lapland for nearly two months. Also, in southern Finland, as winter approached, the … Continue reading

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Eye-witness to 45 years of advances in medicine – the importance of a doctor’s clinical eye

This is a blog about a doctor’s back and forth mental jumps around past, present and future medicine and age-old truths that still make a difference. I have now had the opportunity to follow for 45 years first-hand the many … Continue reading

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Health Byte: Handling Hand in Mind

Get a grip! I can handle this. That child is a handful. Did you grasp my meaning? Let’s keep our fingers crossed that everything goes well. This is a hands-on job. This comes handy. I am groping in the dark … Continue reading

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The X-Factor in Mind – Brain Wirings and Behavior

As a part of 2017 International Women’s day celebrations at Nokia, I had the pleasure to talk at our Espoo Campus in Finland about brains, minds, women and men. The popular quote “Men are from Mars and Women from Venus” … Continue reading

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