Benjamin U Cowley


Benjamin Cowley obtained a Bachelors in ICT from Trinity College Dublin in 2003, and defended his PhD in Computer Science at the University of Ulster, Northern Ireland, in 2009. Initial post-doctoral projects investigated psychophysiology and learning in serious games at Aalto University, Helsinki. Later at the University of Helsinki's Cognitive Brain Research Unit, he coordinated a clinical trial on neurofeedback therapy for attentional disorder. Currently working at the BrainWork Research Centre, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, ongoing research interests include learning in people and machines, attention, and high performance cognition; using brain imaging and computational methods.

Brain-Computer Interface Computational Science Human-Computer Interaction Neuroscience

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Specialist Researcher

Finnish Institute of Occupational Health
BrainWork Research Centre

Docent (Adjunct Professor)

University of Helsinki
Cognitive Science unit

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