News archive for Department of Biological and Medical Psychology
Are women really better at finding and remembering words than men? Large study settles score. (27.09.2022)
Textbooks and popular science books claim with certainty that women are better at finding words and remembering words, but is this really a fact?
When Karsten Specht came into contact with brain researchers and language therapists working with aphasia patients, things began to happen.
Professor Janne Grønli received “studiekvalitetsprisen” for the subject “Circadian rhythms, sleep and behavior” at "Undervisningsdagen" 2019.
Erica Seelemann and Zaria Connors have come all the way from Halifax, Nova Scotia in Canada to follow courses at the University of Bergen, and they will write up their Bachelor in Psychology here.
In this TV programme Janne Grønli, Erlend Sunde and Torhild Pedersen talk about simulating night shifts, both in the human and animal laboratories.
Controversial electrotherapy has been replaced with small electrical impulses to the brain. This can help patients with depression, stroke and brain tumours.
Brain functioning and cognition on the night shift are predicted by rhythms, sleep drive and stress hormone (09.11.2017)
New publication from Bergen Stress and Sleep Group.
The study shows that many of the survivors developed long-term sleep disturbances after the terror attack on Utøya 2011. There was also a correlation between sleep disturbances and psychiatric diagnosis.
The American Psychological Association has awarded Bruce Overmier and Robert Murison with the George A. Miller Award for an Outstanding Recent Article on General Psychology.
Conor Douris is a bachelor student from University of Limerick. He has studied psychology and sociology, plays in a band and is interested in music therapy for children.
Humans spend roughly one-third of their lives asleep. The aim of the course is to provide knowledge of the function that is served by circadian rhythms, sleep and the mechanisms by which circadian disruption and sleep insufficiency degrades mental and physical health, safety and productivity – and increases risk of errors and accidents.
Nordisk rapport om forskning på utdanning i kriminalomsorgen er tilgjengelig på engelsk (28.10.2013)
Det er gjennomført en spørreskjemaundersøkelse av opplæringen i kriminalomsorgen i alle de nordiske land. Undersøkelsen er støttet av Det Nordiske Ministerråd. Rapporten represnterer et pionerarbeid, og rapporten er også oversatt og utgitt på engelsk.
Cross-linguistically similar order of acquisition of quantifiers have been found
New report on educational background, needs and motives among ethnic minorities in Nordic prisons
Educational background, wishes and needs, have been investigated in a qualitative study among prisoners from Iraq, Poland, Russi, Serbia and Somalia