Dan-Mikael Ellingson

University of Gothenburg

Dan-Mikael Ellingsen is a cognitive neuroscientist interested in how hedonic feelings are shaped by top-down influences like expectations, context, and social cues. In his doctoral work at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, he combines neuroimaging and psychophysics with pharmacological and cognitive manipulations to investigate how pain and pleasant touch experiences are modulated by cognitive and cross-modal influences.