• Auditive training effects from a dichotic listening app in children with dyslexia 

      Morken, Frøydis; Bless, Josef J; Valderhaug, Hanna V.; Eiken, Monica; Helland, Wenche Andersen; Torkildsen, Janne von Koss (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-11)
      Dichotic listening (DL) taps information on the brain's language laterality, processing, and attention. Research has shown that DL responses in dyslexia deviate from the typical pattern. Here, effects of DL training and ...
    • Beyond trauma: A multiple pathways approach to auditory hallucinations in clinical and nonclinical populations 

      Luhrmann, Tanya Marie; Alderson-Day, Ben; Bell, Vaughan; Bless, Josef J; Corlett, Philip; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Jones, Nev; Larøi, Frank; Mosley, Peter; Padmavati, Ramachandran; Peters, Emmanuelle; Powers, Albert R.; Waters, Flavie (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-02-01)
      That trauma can play a significant role in the onset and maintenance of voice-hearing is one of the most striking and important developments in the recent study of psychosis. Yet the finding that trauma increases the risk ...
    • Feasibility and Acceptability of Using a Mobile Phone App for Characterizing Auditory Verbal Hallucinations in Adolescents With Early-Onset Psychosis: Exploratory Study 

      Smelror, Runar; Bless, Josef J; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Agartz, Ingrid (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-05-14)
      Background: Auditory verbal hallucinations (AVH) are the most frequent symptom in early-onset psychosis (EOP) and a risk factor for increased suicide attempts in adolescents. Increased knowledge of AVH characteristics can ...
    • Potential applications of digital technology in assessment, treatment, and self-help for hallucinations 

      Thomas, Neil; Bless, Josef J; Alderson-Day, Ben; Bell, Imogen H.; Cella, Matteo; Craig, Tom; Delespaul, Philippe; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Laloyaux, Julien Freddy; Larøi, Frank; Lincoln, Tania M.; Schlier, Björn; Urwyler, Prabitha; van den Berg, David; Jardri, Renaud (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      The field of digital mental health is rapidly expanding with digital tools being used in assessment, intervention, and supporting self-help. The application of digital mental health to hallucinations is, however, at a very ...
    • The role of the primary auditory cortex in the neural mechanism of auditory verbal hallucinations 

      Kompus, Kristiina; Falkenberg, Liv Eggset; Bless, Josef J; Johnsen, Erik; Kroken, Rune; Kråkvik, Bodil; Larøi, Frank; Løberg, Else-Marie; Vedul-Kjelsås, Einar; Westerhausen, René; Hugdahl, Kenneth (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2013-04-24)
      Auditory verbal hallucinations (AVHs) are a subjective experience of “hearing voices” in the absence of corresponding physical stimulation in the environment. The most remarkable feature of AVHs is their perceptual quality, ...
    • Self-supervised, mobile-application based cognitive training of auditory attention: A behavioral and fMRI evaluation 

      Bless, Josef J; Westerhausen, René; Kompus, Kristiina; Gudmundsen, Magne; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Hugdahl, Kenneth (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-07)
      Emerging evidence of the validity of collecting data in natural settings using smartphone applications has opened new possibilities for psychological assessment, treatment, and research. In this study we explored the ...
    • Temporal Signatures of Auditory Verbal Hallucinations: An App-Based Experience Sampling Study 

      Bless, Josef J; Hjelmervik, Helene; Torsheim, Torbjørn; Gudmundsen, Magne; Larøi, Frank; Holma, Irina; Arola, Anne; Korkeila, Jyrki; Hirnstein, Marco; Marquardt, Lynn Anne; Kusztrits, Isabella; Smelror, Runar; Agartz, Ingrid; Hugdahl, Kenneth (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      The assessment of auditory verbal hallucinations (AVHs) has traditionally been conducted through (semi-)structured interviews, such as the Positive and Negative Syndrome Scales (PANSS; Kay et al., 1987) and the Psychotic ...