• PL 9 (Siltavuorenpenger 1A)



  • Finland


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Personlig profil


Benjamin Ultan Cowley is an Associate Professor for AI in Learning and Education, and 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.

Utbildning 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

Utbildning / akademisk kvalifikation

Human Computer Interaction, PhD, Player Profiling and Modelling for Computer and Video Games, School of Computing and Information Engineering, University of Ulster, Coleraine, Northern Ireland

5 nov. 200515 dec. 2009

Tilldelningsdatum: 15 dec. 2009

Externa befattningar

Specialist Research Scientist, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health (TTL)

2 apr. 201430 apr. 2017


  • 6162 Kognitionsvetenskap
  • 113 Data- och informationsvetenskap
  • 3112 Neurovetenskaper
  • 515 Psykologi
  • 516 Pedagogik

Internationellt och inhemskt samarbete

Publikationer och projekt inom de senaste fem åren.