• Case Report: No effect of electrical transcranial direct current stimulation adjunct treatment for epilepsia partialis continua in POLG disease 

      Marquardt, Lynn Anne; Eichele, Tom; Bindoff, Laurence; Olberg, Henning Kristian; Veiby, Gyri; Eichele, Heike; Kusztrits, Isabella; Hirnstein, Marco (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      We report a 15-year-old female with POLG-related mitochondrial disease who developed severe multifocal epilepsia partialis continua, unresponsive to standard anti seizure drug treatment and general anesthesia. Based on an ...
    • Gender-stereotyping and cognitive sex differences in mixed- and same-sex groups 

      Hirnstein, Marco; Andrews, Lisa Coloma; Hausmann, Markus (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-06-13)
      Sex differences in specific cognitive abilities are well documented, but the biological, psychological, and sociocultural interactions that may underlie these differences are largely unknown. We examined within a biopsychosocial ...
    • How brain asymmetry relates to performance – a large-scale dichotic listening study 

      Hirnstein, Marco; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Hausmann, Markus (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 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 ...
    • How to Write a Bachelor Thesis in (APA) Style 

      Hirnstein, Marco (UPED-skrift, Working paper, 2016)
      Bachelor students at the Faculty of Psychology in Bergen are required to write their thesis according to the guidelines of scientific writing by the American Psychological Association (APA). These guidelines provide help ...
    • Language lateralisation measured across linguistic and national boundaries 

      Hausmann, Markus; Brysbaert, Marc; van der Haegen, Lise; Lewald, Jörg; Specht, Karsten; Hirnstein, Marco; Willemin, Julie; Barton, Jack; Buchilly, Delia; Chmetz, Florian; Roch, Maja; Brederoo, Sanne; Dael, Nele; Mohr, Christine (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      The visual half-field technique has been shown to be a reliable and valid neuropsychological measurement of language lateralisation, typically showing higher accuracy and faster correct responses for linguistic stimuli ...
    • Mapping psychotic-like experiences: Results from an online survey 

      Kusztrits, Isabella; Larøi, Frank; Laloyaux, Julien Freddy; Marquardt, Lynn Anne; Sinkeviciute, Igne; Kjelby, Eirik; Johnsen, Erik; Sommer, Iris Else Clara; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Hirnstein, Marco (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-10-02)
      Suggestions have been made that psychotic‐like experiences (PLEs), such as hallucinatory and delusional experiences, exist on a continuum from healthy individuals to patients with a diagnosis of schizophrenia. We used the ...
    • The neural correlates of sex differences in left-right confusion 

      Hjelmervik, Helene; Westerhausen, Rene; Hirnstein, Marco; Specht, Karsten; Hausmann, Markus (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 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 ...
    • No Effects of Anodal tDCS on Local GABA and Glx Levels in the Left Posterior Superior Temporal Gyrus 

      Dwyer, Gerard Eric; Craven, Alexander R.; Hirnstein, Marco; Kompus, Kristiina; Assmus, Jörg; Ersland, Lars; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Grüner, Renate (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-01-08)
      A number of studies investigating the biological effects of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) using magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) have found that it may affect local levels of γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA), ...
    • No sex difference in an everyday multitasking paradigm 

      Hirnstein, Marco; Larøi, Frank; Laloyaux, Julien Freddy (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-03)
      According to popular beliefs and anecdotes, females best males when handling multiple tasks at the same time. However, there is relatively little empirical evidence as to whether there truly is a sex difference in multitasking ...
    • 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 ...