Andrea Blomkvist

Department of Philosophy

Teaching Fellow

A portrait photo of Honorary Fellow Andrea Blomqvist.
ablomqvist1@sheffield.ac.uk

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Andrea Blomkvist
Department of Philosophy
45 Victoria Street
Sheffield
S3 7QB
Profile

Andrea works on the Philosophy of Mind, where she is mainly interested in imagination, memory, emotions, moods, and Affective Forecasting. She takes an interdisciplinary approach to her work, which is influenced by cognitive neuroscience and psychology as well as philosophy. The work in her PhD thesis concerns the reliability of affective forecasting, and which sub-personal mechanisms are involved in producing imaginings of future affective states. 

Qualifications

Before she started her PhD at Sheffield, Andrea received an MA (Hons) in Philosophy from the University of Edinburgh, and an MA in Cognitive Studies from the University of Sheffield.