Wikgren Jan, Yliopistotutkija / University Researcher

Wikgren Jan, Yliopistotutkija / University Researcher
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