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    • How brain asymmetry relates to performance – a large-scale dichotic listening study 

      Hirnstein, Marco; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Hausmann, Markus (Frontiers, 2014-01-02)
      All major mental functions including language, spatial and emotional processing are lateralized but how strongly and to which hemisphere is subject to inter- and intraindividual variation. Relatively little, however, is ...
      Journal article
    • The human amygdala encodes value and space during decision making 

      Ousdal, Olga Therese; Specht, Karsten; Server, Andres; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Dolan, Ray J.; Jensen, Jimmy Kristian (Elsevier, 2014-11-01)
      Valuable stimuli are invariably localized in space. While our knowledge regarding the neural networks supporting value assignment and comparisons is considerable, we lack a basic understanding of how the human brain ...
      Journal article
    • Impact of glutamate levels on neuronal response and cognitive abilities in schizophrenia 

      Falkenberg, Liv Eggset; Westerhausen, René; Craven, Alexander R.; Kroken, Rune A.; Løberg, Else-Marie; Specht, Karsten; Hugdahl, Kenneth (Elsevier, 2014-04-02)
      Schizophrenia is characterized by impaired cognitive functioning, and brain regions involved in cognitive control processes show marked glutamatergic abnormalities. However, it is presently unclear whether aberrant neuronal ...
      Journal article
    • Innsatte i Bergen fengsel: Delrapport 2: Lesevaner, leseerfaringer og leseferdigheter 

      Asbjørnsen, Arve Egil; Jones, Lise Øen; Manger, Terje (Fylkesmannen i Hordaland, 2007)
      Denne rapporten presenterer resultater fra undersøkelsen ”Lesevaner og leseferdigheter blant innsatte”, som ble gjennomført i Bergen fengsel høsten 2006. Resultatene som legges fram er hentet fra den delen av ...
      Research report
    • Innsatte i Bergen fengsel: Delrapport 3: Leseferdigheter og grunnleggende kognitive ferdigheter 

      Asbjørnsen, Arve Egil; Jones, Lise Øen; Manger, Terje (Fylkesmannen i Hordaland, 2008)
      Retten til opplæring er fastslått i Opplæringslova, og tidligere undersøkelser har vist at en betydelig del av de innsatte i Norge ikke har fått nyttet denne retten, med resultat at utdanningsnivået er klart lavere blant ...
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    • Innsatte i Bergen fengsel: Leseferdigheter og lesevansker 

      Asbjørnsen, Arve Egil; Manger, Terje; Jones, Lise Øen (Fylkesmannen i Hordaland, 2007)
      Denne rapporten presenterer noen delresultater fra en pilotstudie om innsattes vaner og ferdigheter i lesing, skriving og matematikk. Nittifire innsatte i Bergen fengsel deltok i en spørreskjemaundersøkelse med fokus på ...
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    • Innsatte i nordiske fengsler: Utdanning, utdanningsønske og -motivasjon 

      Diseth, Åge Røssing; Gunnlaugsson, Helgi; Gustavsson, Anna-Lena Eriksson; Koski, Leena; Koudahl, Peter; Ragnarsson, Bogi; Samuelsson, Stefan (Nordisk Ministerråd, 2008)
      Undersøkelsene Innsatte i fengsel har rett til utdanning og opplæring. Rettighetene er regulerte av internasjonale konvensjoner og anbefalinger. Medlemsstatene i FN og Europarådet har forpliktet seg til å følge opp de ...
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    • Innsette i norske fengsel: Kompetanse gjennom utdanning og arbeid 

      Eikeland, Ole-Johan; Manger, Terje; Asbjørnsen, Arve Egil (Fylkesmannen i Hordaland, 2010)
      The right of education during incarceration is regulated by international conventions and recommendations. Membership nations of the UN and the Council of Europe are committed to implement the agreements and ...
      Research report
    • Innsette i norske fengsel: Motiv for utdanning under soning 

      Manger, Terje; Eikeland, Ole-Johan; Asbjørnsen, Arve Egil (Fylkesmannen i Hordaland, 2010)
      The right of education during incarceration is regulated by international conventions and recommendations. Membership nations of the UN and the Council of Europe are committed to implement the agreements and recommendations ...
      Research report
    • Is there a protective effect of normal to high intellectual function on mental health in children with chronic illness? 

      Ryland, Hilde Katrin; Lundervold, Astri Johansen; Elgen, Irene Bircow; Hysing, Mari (BioMed Central, 2010-01-20)
      Background High intellectual function is considered as a protective factor for children's mental health. Few studies have investigated the effect of intellectual function on mental health in children with chronic illness ...
      Peer reviewedJournal article
    • Kartlegging av førskolebarns språkutvikling og risiko for å utvikle dysleksi i skolealder 

      Skaaland, Hilde (The University of Bergen, 2011-05-24)
      This study assessed the screening instrument TRAS (Tidlig Registrering Av Språkutvikling) as a tool to identify children at - risk for developmental dyslexia. The introduction gives an overview of theories related to ...
      Master thesis
    • Laterality across languages: Results from a global dichotic listening study using a smartphone application 

      Bless, Josef J.; Westerhausen, Rene; Torkildsen, Janne; Gudmundsen, Magne; Kompus, Kristiina; Hugdahl, Kenneth (Taylor & Francis, 2015-01-14)
      Left-hemispheric language dominance has been suggested by observations in patients with brain damages as early as the 19th century, and has since been confirmed by modern behavioural and brain imaging techniques. Nevertheless, ...
      Journal article
    • Light mobilization treatment of subacute, non-spesific low back pain 

      Hagen, Eli Molde (The University of Bergen, 2006-02-03)
      Background: During the last decades there has been a major rise in sick leave due to low back pain, emphasising the need for interventions preventing chronicity and long term sick leave. Early intervention with information, ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • "Lita tue kan velte stort lass". Ein analyse av samanhengen mellom arbeidsminne i førskulealder og begynnaropplæring i lesing og skriving. 

      Lerøy, Eli Aarnes (The University of Bergen, 2008-06-05)
      The aim of this study was to investigate connections between working memory in preschool-children and early reading and writing skills. The purpose was to discover early markers of children at risk of developing dyslexia. ...
      Master thesis
    • Moderne Helsebekymringer 

      Hysing, Mari; Sivertsen, Børge (The University of Bergen, 2002)
      Objective: In a previous study in New Zealand, the newly developed Modern Health Worries Scale (MHW) was significantly correlated with Subjective Health Complaints (SHC) and health care utilization. The aim of the present ...
      Master thesis
    • MRI measures of brain volume and cortical complexity in clinical groups and during development 

      Sandu, Anca-Larisa (The University of Bergen, 2009-05-07)
      The complex structure of the surface of the brain might elude classical magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) methods of characterization, when it comes to measures of surface irregularities. Such measures may be important ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • The neural correlates of sex differences in left-right confusion 

      Hjelmervik, Helene; Westerhausen, Rene; Hirnstein, Marco; Specht, Karsten; Hausmann, Markus (Elsevier Inc., 2015-03-14)
      Difficulties in left–right discrimination (LRD) are commonly experienced in everyday life situations. Here we investigate the neurocognitive mechanisms of LRD and the specific role of left angular gyrus. Given that previous ...
      Journal article
    • Neurocognitive Development and Predictors of L1 and L2 Literacy Skills in Dyslexia: A Longitudinal Study of Children 5–11 Years Old 

      Helland, Turid; Morken, Frøydis (John Wiley & Sons Ltd., 2015-10-29)
      The aim of this study was to find valid neurocognitive precursors of literacy development in first language (L1, Norwegian) and second language (L2, English) in a group of children during their Pre-literacy, Emergent ...
      Journal article
    • Nondirective meditation activates brain areas associated with retrieval of memories and emotional processing 

      Xu, Jian; Vik, Alexandra; Groote, Inge Rasmus; Lagopoulos, Jim; Holen, Are; Ellingsen, Øyvind; Håberg, Asta; Davanger, Svend (Frontiers, 2014-02-26)
      Nondirective meditation techniques are practiced with a relaxed focus of attention that permits spontaneously occurring thoughts, images, sensations, memories, and emotions to emerge and pass freely, without any expectation ...
      Journal article
    • Nordmenn i fengsel: Motiv for utdanning 

      Manger, Terje; Eikeland, Ole-Johan; Roth, Beate Buanes; Asbjørnsen, Arve Egil (Fylkesmannen i Hordaland, 2013)
      Training and education for those in prison constitutes an important but often neglected aspect of adult learning. A fundamental principle of Norwegian prison policy states that prisoners should have the same access to ...
      Research report