• E-mailLin.Sorensen@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 62 07
  • Visitor Address
    Jonas Lies vei 91
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7807
    5020 BERGEN

Head of the research group "Clinical cognitive and affective neuroscience lab".

PhD candidates: Julie Svendsen, Daniel A. Jensen, & Elisabet Kvadsheim.

Associated members: Steinunn Adolfsdottir (PhD) & Berge Osnes (PhD).

Popular science papers:

Schanche, E. & Sørensen, L. "Slik kommer du av depresjonen", Bergens Tidende  (13.03.2016) http://www.bt.no/nyheter/innsikt/Slik-kommer-du-ut-av-depresjonen-355995...

Sørensen, L. & Hovda, O.A. "Friminuttene verre enn timene", Bergens Tidende (15.11.2013) http://www.bt.no/nyheter/innsikt/Friminuttene-verre-enn-timene-3006916.html

Sørensen, L. "Barn med konsentrasjonsvansker", Bergens Tidende (22.08.2008) http://www.bt.no/meninger/kronikk/Barn-med-konsentrasjonsvansker-1897517...


Sørensen, L., Eichele, T., van Wageningen, H., Plessen, K.J., & Stevens, M.C. (in press). Amplitude variability over trials in hemodynamic responses in adolescents with ADHD: The role of the anterior default mode network and the non-specific role of the striatum. NeuroImage:Clinical.

Eilertsen, T., Thorsen, A.L., Holm, S.E.H., Bøe, T., Sørensen, L., & Lundervold, A.J. (in press). Parental socioeconomic status and child intellectual functioning in a  Norwegian sample. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology.

Sørensen, L., Sonuga-Barke, E., Eichele, H., van Wageningen, H., Wollsclaeger, D., &   Plessen, J.P. (in press). Suboptimal decision making by children with ADHD in the face of risk: Poor adjustment and delay aversion rather than general proneness to taking risks. Neuropsychology.

Svendsen, J., Osnes, B., Binder, P.-E., Dundaas, I., Visted, E., Nordby, H., Schanche, E., & Sørensen, L. (2016). Trait self-compassion reflects emotional flexibility through an  association with high vagally mediated heart-rate variability. Mindfulness.

Lundervold, A.J., Hinshaw, S., Sørensen, L., & Posserud, M.-B. (2016). Co-occurring symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in a population-based sample of adolescents screened for depression. BMC Psychiatry, 16(1).

Eichele, H., Eichele, T., Bjelland, I., Høvik, M.F., Sørensen, L., van Wageningen, H.,…Plessen, K.J. (2016). Performance monitoring in medication naïve children with tourette syndrome. Frontiers in Neuroscience.

Plessen, K.J., Allen, E.A., Eichele, H., Wageningen, H.v.., Høvik, M.F., Sørensen, L.,…Eichele, T. (2016). Reduced Error Signaling in Medication-Naïve Children with   ADHD: Relationships to Behavioral Variability and Post-Error Adaptations. Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, 41(2).

Lundervold AJ, Stickert M, Hysing M, Sørensen, L, Gillberg C, Posserud MB. (2016). Attention Deficits in children with combined autism and adhdh: A CPT study. Journal of Attention Disorders, 20(7).



Sørensen, L., Osnes, B., Binder, P.E., & Schanche, E. (accepted). Attentional lapses as a transdiagnostic factor to target treatment in mental health disorders: The role of mindfulness training. In Stoyanov, D., and Stieglitz, R.-D. (Eds). New developments      in Clinical Psychology Research. Nova Science Publishers, INC.

Lundervold, A.J., Halleland, H.B., Brevik, E., Haavik, J., & Sørensen, L. (in press). Verbal memory function in intellectually well-functioning adults with ADHD: Relations to working memory and response inhibition. Journal of Attention Disorders.

Halleland, H.B., Sørensen, L., Posserud, M.B., Haavik, J., & Lundevold, A.J. (in press). Occupational status is compromised in adults with ADHD and psychometrically defined executive function deficits. Journal of Attention Disorders.

Tillman, C., Brocki, K.C., Sørensen, L., & Lundervold, A.J. (2015). A longitudinal examination of the developmental executive function hierarchy in children with externalizing behavior problems. Journal of Attention Disorders, 19(6).



Sørensen, L. & Hysing, M. (2014). Målegenskaper ved den norske versjonen av Behavior Rating Inventory of Executive Function (BRIEF). PsykTestBarn, 2:6.

Sørensen, L., Plessen, K.J., Adolfsdottir, S., & Lundervold, A.J. (2014). The specificity of the Stroop interference score of errors to ADHD in boys. Journal of Child Neuropsychology, 20(6).


- 2012:

Sørensen, L., Plessen, K. J., & Lundervold, A. J. (2012). The impact of inattention and emotional problems on cognitive control in primary school children. Journal of Attention Disorders,   17(7), 589-599.

Sørensen, L., Plessen, K. J., Nicholas, J., & Lundervold, A. J. (2011). Is behavioral regulation in children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder aggravated by comorbid anxiety disorder? Journal of Attention Disorders, 15(1): 56-66.

Lundervold, A. J., Posserud, M.-B., Ullebø, A. K., Sørensen, L., & Gillberg, C. (2010). Teacher reports of hypoactivity symptoms reflect slow cognitive processing speed in primary school children. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 20(3): 121-126.

Hammar, Å., Sørensen, L., Årdal, G., Oedegaard, K., Kroken, R., Roness, A., & Lund, A. (2010). Enduring cognitive dysfunction in unipolar major depression: a test-retest study using the Stroop paradigm. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, 51(4): 304-308.

Tillman, C., Bohlin, G., Sørensen, L., & Lundervold, A. (2009). Intellectual deficits in children with ADHD beyond central executive and non-executive functions.   Archieves of Clinical Neuropsychology, 24(8): 769-782.

Tillman, C. M., Bohlin, G., Sørensen, L., & Lundervold, A. J. (2009). Intelligence and specific cognitive abilities in children. Journal of Individual Differences, 30: 209-219.

Sørensen L., Hugdahl K., & Lundervold A. (2008). Emotional symptoms in inattentive primary school children. A population based study. Journal of Attention Disorders, 11(5):580-587.

Adolfsdottir, S., Sørensen, L., & Lundervold, A. (2008). The attention network test: a characteristic pattern of deficits in children with ADHD. Behavioral and Brain Functions, 4(9).

Lundervold, A. & Sørensen, L. (2008). Kognitiv funksjon hos barn med ADHD, eksemplifisert ved WISC-III resultater. Tidsskrift for Norsk Psykologforening, 45(9), 1143-1148.

Lundervold A. J., Posserud, M.-B., Sørensen, L., & Gillberg, C. (2007). Intellectual function in children with teacher-reported language problems. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, 49(2):187-193.


Reports and theses
  • Sørensen, Lin. 2009. Emotional problems in inattentive children : effects on cognitive control functions.
  • Sørensen, Lin. 2009. Emotional problems in inattentive children : effects on cognitive control functions.
Book sections
  • Sørensen, Lin; Osnes, Berge; Binder, Per-Einar; Schanche, Elisabeth. 2015. Attentional Lapses as a Transdiagnostic Factor to Target Treatment in Mental Health Disorders: The Role of Mindfulness Training. Kapittel 4, pages . In:
    • Stoyanov, Drozdstoj St; Stieglitz, Rolf-Dieter. 2015. New Developments in Clinical Psychology Research. Nova Science Publishers, Inc.. 70 pages. ISBN: 978-1-63483-256-4.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)

The role of mindfulness training rumination in recurrent depression: The effect on attention and emotion regulation functions.

A longitudinal study of emotional regulation in children with ADHD and Tourette syndrom.

Goal Management Training in adults with ADHD.

A pilot study of an Emotional Stroop Task.