Wikgren Jan, Yliopistonlehtori / Senior Lecturer

Wikgren Jan, Yliopistonlehtori / Senior Lecturer
Short number:
KÄRKI Aa368.2.

Docent (Behavioral neuroscience), Univ Turku 2009
PhD, JYU 2002
MSc (Cognitive science), Univ Birmingham, UK, 1998
MA (Psychology), JYU, 1996

Areas of Interest
Learning and memory

Research Areas
Neural oscillations and memory trace formation
Brain stimulation
Effects of aerobic capacity on learning, memory and cognition

Recent Publications
Kotilainen, T., Lehto, S., & Wikgren, J. (2015). Effect of transcranial direct current stimulation on semantic discrimination eyeblink conditioning. Behavioural Brain Research, 292, 142-146.

Nokia, M., Waselius, T., Mikkonen, J., Wikgren, J., & Penttonen, M. (2015). Phase matters: responding to and learning about peripheral stimuli depends on hippocampal θ phase at stimulus onset. Learning and Memory, 22 (6), 307-317.

Rottensteiner, M., Leskinen, T., Niskanen, E., Aaltonen, S., Mutikainen, S., Wikgren, J., . . . Kujala, U. (2015). Physical Activity, Fitness, Glucose Homeostasis, and Brain Morphology in Twins. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 47 (3), 509-518.

Nokia, M., & Wikgren, J. (2014). Effects of Hippocampal State-Contingent Trial Presentation on Hippocampus-Dependent Nonspatial Classical Conditioning and Extinction. The Journal of Neuroscience, 34 (7), 6003-6010.

Teaching (list of courses)
CIBA110 Anatomy and Physiology of the Central and Autonomic Nervous System
CIBA120 Experimental Methods in Neuroscience
CIBA140 Neuroscience Practicum
PSYA170 Kognitiivinen psykologia ja neurotiede
PSYP201 Psykologian tutkimusmenetelmät