Benjamin Ultan Cowley

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Education information

BA(Mod) Information and Communications Technology, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
PhD, Player Profiling and Modelling for Computer and Video Games, University of Ulster, Coleraine, N. Ireland
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Further information on the affiliationDocent, Cognitive Science

Curriculum Vitae

Benjamin Ultan Cowley is a Docent (adjunct professor) of cognitive science. He 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. In 2015 Cowley obtained the title of Docent from the Cognitive Science unit,University of Helsinki, and remains affiliated there and with the Cognitive Brain Research Unit.

Over the course of four post-doctoral projects, Cowley has: investigated psychophysiology and learning in serious games; coordinated a clinical trial on neurofeedback therapy for attentional disorder; studied the cognitive neuroscience of attention and collaboration in human-computer interaction. Ongoing research interests centre on high performance cognition.

Latest publications

  1. Computational Testing for Automated Preprocessing 2: Practical Demonstration of a System for Scientific Data-Processing Workflow Management for High-Volume EEG

    Cowley, B. U. & Korpela, J., 10 Apr 2018, In : Frontiers in Neuroscience. 12, 14 p., 236.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  2. Biosignals reflect pair-dynamics in collaborative work: EDA and ECG study of pair-programming in a classroom environment

    Ahonen, L., Cowley, B. U., Hellas, A. & Puolamäki, K., 16 Feb 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 16 p., 3138.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  3. Green My Place: Evaluation of a Serious Social Online Game Designed to Promote Energy Efficient Behaviour Change

    Cowley, B. & Bateman, C., Dec 2017, In : International Journal of Serious Games. 4, 4, p. 71-90 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Latest activities

  1. International Society of Neurofeedback Research conference

    Benjamin Ultan Cowley (Attendee)
    19 Sep 201224 Sep 2012

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  2. Brainclinics

    Benjamin Ultan Cowley (Visiting researcher)
    31 May 2012

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

  3. Universitet Tuebingen

    Benjamin Ultan Cowley (Visiting researcher)
    1 Apr 20122 Apr 2012

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

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Latest projects

  1. CENT

    Cowley, B. U., Krause, C., Kivikangas, M., Moisala, M., Juurmaa, K. & Repo, M.

    01/09/201131/08/2013

    Project: Research project

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