• Academic writing in the Baltic States: Introducing the Bwrite project 

      Jürine, Anni; Leijen, Djuddah; Hint, Helen; Laiveniece, Diana; Sinkuniene, Jolanta; Johansson, Christer; Groom, Nicholas (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      In the project Bwrite (Academic Writing in the Baltic States: Rhetorical Structures through Cultures and Languages), we aim to address the lack of an empirically grounded holistic understanding of non-Anglophone writing ...
    • Anonymity and Inhibition in Newspaper Comments 

      Knustad, Magnus; Johansson, Christer (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Newspaper comment sections allow readers to voice their opinion on a wide range of topics, provide feedback for journalists and editors and may enable public debate. Comment sections have been criticized as a medium for ...
    • Effects of Facial Symmetry and Gaze Direction on Perception of Social Attributes: A Study in Experimental Art History 

      Folgerø, Per Olav; Hodne, Lasse; Johansson, Christer; Andresen, Alf Edgar; Sætren, Lill Charlotte; Specht, Karsten; Skaar, Øystein Olav; Reber, Rolf (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      This article explores the possibility of testing hypotheses about art production in the past by collecting data in the present. We call this enterprise “experimental art history”. Why did medieval artists prefer to paint ...
    • Mångspråkighet: Möjligheter och undersökningar 

      Johansson, Christer (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Artikeln sammanfattar en längre tids experimentell forskning vid Humlab kring olika effekter av mångspråkighet. Vi prövar intressanta hypoteser som är svåra att komma åt genom introspektion eller stora korpusundersökningar. ...
    • The process‑disruption hypothesis: how spelling and typing skill affects written composition process and product 

      Rønneberg, Vibeke; Torrance, Mark; Uppstad, Per Henning; Johansson, Christer (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      This study investigates the possibility that lack of fluency in spelling and/or typing disrupts writing processes in such a way as to cause damage to the substance (content and structure) of the resulting text. 101 children ...
    • The Superior Visual Perception Hypothesis: Neuroaesthetics of Cave Art 

      Folgerø, Per Olav; Johansson, Christer; Stokkedal, Linn Heidi (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Cave Art in the Upper Paleolithic presents a boost of creativity and visual thinking. What can explain these savant-like paintings? The normal brain function in modern man rarely supports the creation of highly detailed ...