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Lin Sørensen

Head of Department, Professor
  • E-mailLin.Sorensen@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 62 07
  • Visitor Address
    Jonas Lies vei 91
    5009 Bergen
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7807
    5020 Bergen
  • Head of the research group "Emotion & Cognition Group" (ECG) https://www.uib.no/en/ecg
  • Associate Editor in Journal of the International Society of Neuropsychology


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...

Teaching and supervising clinical training in outpatient clinical and neuropsychological assessments.


Lin SØRENSEN | Professor; Head/Chair of Department | PhD; Clinical Psychologist | University of Bergen, Bergen | UiB | Department of Biological and Medical Psychology (researchgate.net)


Academic article
  • Show author(s) (2023). Low Persistence of Inattention Symptoms From Childhood to Adolescence: A Population-Based Study. Journal of Attention Disorders. 8 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2022). Vagally mediated heart rate variability, stress, and perceived social support: a focus on sex differences. Stress. 113-121.
  • Show author(s) (2022). Self-Compassion and Its Association With Ruminative Tendencies and Vagally Mediated Heart Rate Variability in Recurrent Major Depression. Frontiers in Psychology.
  • Show author(s) (2022). Low heart rate variability is associated with a negativity valence bias in interpreting ambiguous emotional expressions. Emotion. 9 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2022). Innovative approaches in investigating inter-beat intervals: Graph theoretical method suggests altered autonomic functioning in adolescents with ADHD. Psychophysiology. 1-19.
  • Show author(s) (2022). Goal management training improves executive control in adults with ADHD: an open trial employing attention network theory to examine effects on attention. BMC Psychology. 1-12.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Self-criticism and self-reassurance in individuals with recurrent depression: Effects of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy and relationship to relapse. Counselling and Psychotherapy Research. 1-12.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Goal management training for adults with ADHD – clients’ experiences with a group-based intervention. BMC Psychiatry. 12 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2021). An Exploratory Investigation of Goal Management Training in Adults With ADHD: Improvements in Inhibition and Everyday Functioning. Frontiers in Psychology. 1-14.
  • Show author(s) (2020). The effects of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy on risk and protective factors of depressive relapse – a randomized wait-list controlled trial . BMC Psychology.
  • Show author(s) (2020). Lower Cardiac Vagal Activity Predicts Self-Reported Difficulties With Emotion Regulation in Adolescents With ADHD. Frontiers in Psychiatry.
  • Show author(s) (2020). Is Dispositional Self-Compassion Associated With Psychophysiological Flexibility Beyond Mindfulness? An Exploratory Pilot Study. Frontiers in Psychology.
  • Show author(s) (2020). Cortical thickness and resting‐state cardiac function across the lifespan: A cross‐sectional pooled mega‐analysis. Psychophysiology. 16 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2019). The association between juvenile onset of depression and emotion regulation difficulties. Frontiers in Psychology. 1-12.
  • Show author(s) (2019). A psychophysiological investigation of the interplay between orienting and executive control during stimulus conflict: A heart rate variability study. Physiology and Behavior. 1-8.
  • Show author(s) (2018). Keeping emotions in mind: The influence of working memory capacity on parent-reported symptoms of emotional lability in a sample of children with and without ADHD. Frontiers in Psychology. 1-9.
  • Show author(s) (2018). Dispositional mindfulness and attentional control: The specific association between the mindfulness facets of non-judgment and describing with flexibility of early operating orienting in conflict detection. Frontiers in Psychology. 1-9.
  • Show author(s) (2017). The association between self-reported difficulties in emotion regulation and heart rate variability: The salient role of not accepting negative emotions. Frontiers in Psychology. 1-9.
  • Show author(s) (2017). Suboptimal decision making by children with ADHD in the face of risk: Poor risk adjustment and delay aversion rather than general proneness to taking risks. Neuropsychology. 119-128.
  • Show author(s) (2017). Development of performance and ERPs in a flanker task in children and adolescents with tourette syndrome - a follow-up study. Frontiers in Neuroscience. 1-14.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Trait self-compassion reflects emotional flexibility through an association with high vagally mediated heart rate variability. Mindfulness. 1103-1113.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Reduced error signalling in medication-naive children with ADHD: associations with behavioural variability and post-error adaptations. Journal of Psychiatry & Neuroscience. 77-87.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Performance monitoring in medication-naïve children with Tourette Syndrome. Frontiers in Neuroscience.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Parental socioeconomic status and child intellectual functioning in a Norwegian sample. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology. 399-405.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Co-occurring symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in a population-based sample of adolescents screened for depression. BMC Psychiatry.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Attention deficits in children with combined autism and ADHD: A CPT study. Journal of Attention Disorders.
  • Show author(s) (2016). 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. 397-404.
  • Show author(s) (2015). Verbal memory function in intellectually well-functioning adults with ADHD: Relations to working memory and response inhibition. Journal of Attention Disorders. 1188-1198.
  • Show author(s) (2015). Occupational status is compromised in adults with ADHD and psychometrically defined executive function deficits. Journal of Attention Disorders. 76-86.
  • Show author(s) (2015). A longitudinal examination of the developmental executive function hierarchy in children with externalizing behavior problems. Journal of Attention Disorders. 496-506.
  • Show author(s) (2014). The specificity of the Stroop interference score of errors to ADHD in boys. Child Neuropsychology: A Journal of Normal and Abnormal Development in Childhood and Adolescence. 677-691.
  • Show author(s) (2012). The impact of inattention and emotional problems on cognitive control in primary school children. Journal of Attention Disorders. 589-599.
  • Show author(s) (2011). Teacher reports of hypoactivity symptoms reflect slow cognitive processing speed in primary school children. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 121-126.
  • Show author(s) (2011). Is behavioral regulation in children with ADHD aggravated by comorbid anxiety disorder? Journal of Attention Disorders. 55-66.
  • Show author(s) (2010). Enduring cognitive dysfunction in unipolar major depression: A test-retest study using the Stroop paradigm. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology. 304-308.
  • Show author(s) (2009). Intelligence and Specific Cognitive Abilities in Children. Journal of Individual Differences. 209-219.
  • Show author(s) (2009). Intellectual deficits in children with ADHD beyond central executive and non-executive functions. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology. 769-782.
  • Show author(s) (2008). The attention network test: a characteristic pattern of deficits in children with ADHD. Behavioral and Brain Functions.
  • Show author(s) (2008). Kognitiv funksjon hos barn med ADHD, eksemplifisert ved WISC-III-resultater. Tidsskrift for Norsk Psykologforening. 1143-1148.
  • Show author(s) (2008). Intellectual function in children with teacher-reported language problems. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology. 187-193.
  • Show author(s) (2008). Emotional symptoms in inattentive primary school children: a population-based study. Journal of Attention Disorders. 580-587.
Popular scientific lecture
  • Show author(s) (2010). ADHD hos barn.
  • Show author(s) (2008). Erfaringer fra Barn i Bergen.
  • Show author(s) (2005). Konsentrasjonsvansker hos barn.
Academic lecture
  • Show author(s) (2023). Parent training for ADHD difficulties.
  • Show author(s) (2022). Foreldreveiledning ved ADHD vansker hos barn - forskningsevaluering av tiltaket.
  • Show author(s) (2022). Foreldrestøtte ved ADHD vansker - De Utrolige Årene.
  • Show author(s) (2022). Foreldrestøtte ved ADHD vansker.
  • Show author(s) (2022). De Utrolige Årene foreldreveiledning rettet mot ADHD vansker.
  • Show author(s) (2016). The functional interaction between attention networks reflects enhanced flexible and adaptive abilities – as measured with heart rate variability .
  • Show author(s) (2011). Anxiety and depression in school aged children with ADHD.
  • Show author(s) (2010). Regulation of emotion in children with ADHD - a longitudinal study. Development of an Emotional Stroop Test.
  • Show author(s) (2009). Impulskontroll– Hva er det og hva finner vi? Funn fra Barn i Bergen studien.
  • Show author(s) (2009). Emotional regulation in children with ADHD - a longitudinal study.
  • Show author(s) (2009). Emotional problems in inattentive children - effects on cognitive control functions.
  • Show author(s) (2009). Emotional problems in inattentive children - effects on cognitive control functions.
  • Show author(s) (2007). Profiles of everyday executive function in children with ADHD symptoms.
  • Show author(s) (2007). Kognitiv kontroll hos barn med ADHD og angst.
  • Show author(s) (2006). BArn med ADHD - erfaringer fra Barn i Bergen studien.
  • Show author(s) (2005). Inattention symptoms and emotional problems among children 7-9 years old.
  • Show author(s) (2004). Presentasjon av Barn i Bergen undersøkelsen: Hva kan den fortelle oss om barn med ADHD?
  • Show author(s) (2003). Symptoms of inattention as reported by teachers on SNAP.
  • Show author(s) (2003). Hvor er jentene? Tidlig identifikasjon av psykiske vansker hos barn.
Thesis at a second degree level
  • Show author(s) (2013). Sinn til sinn - hjerne til hjerne: Om relasjoners rolle i emosjonsregulering.
Feature article
  • Show author(s) (2008). Barn med konsentrasjonsvansker. Bergens Tidende.
Doctoral dissertation
  • Show author(s) (2009). Emotional problems in inattentive children : effects on cognitive control functions.
  • Show author(s) (2009). Emotional problems in inattentive children : effects on cognitive control functions.
  • Show author(s) (2008). Gutter mer psykisk syke.
  • Show author(s) (2008). Gutar oftast deppa.
  • Show author(s) (2005). Sliter med følelsene.
  • Show author(s) (2005). Gutter er mer lei seg.
Programme management
  • Show author(s) (2023). Podcast "Søvnens makt" Episode 2: Søvn og emosjonsregulering med professor Lin Sørensen.
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
  • Show author(s) (2015). Attentional Lapses as a Transdiagnostic Factor to Target Treatment in Mental Health Disorders: The Role of Mindfulness Training. 24 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2012). Attention Deficit In Stroke Patients 12 Months After Discharge From Hospital. Brain Injury. 712-713.
  • Show author(s) (2023). The effects of different Light Conditions on Emotional Processing in Young Adults.
  • Show author(s) (2023). Light exposure, sleep quality, and sleepiness as predictors of memory decline in older adults: A cohort study from Norway .
  • Show author(s) (2023). Effect of light on an emotional go/no-go task in young adults.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Theta and Alpha Oscillations in Children with Tourette Syndrome .
  • Show author(s) (2015). Cognitive and Behavioral Control in Children with Tourette Syndrome.
  • Show author(s) (2011). Cognitive and Behavioral Control in Children with Tourette Syndrome.
  • Show author(s) (2009). Emotional regulation in children with ADHD - a longitudinal study.
  • Show author(s) (2007). Attention network test reveals characteristic patterns of dysfunction in children with ADHD.
  • Show author(s) (2006). Intellectual, behavioural and emotional function among children with teacher reports of language impairment.
  • Show author(s) (2006). Attention Network Test reveals characteristic patterns of dysfunction among children with ADHD.
  • Show author(s) (2004). The influence of hyperactivity and emotional problems on symptoms of inattention.
  • Show author(s) (2004). Hyperactivity and emotional problems among children with inattention.
  • Show author(s) (2018). Correction to: Trait Self-Compassion Reflects Emotional Flexibility Through an Association with High Vagally Mediated Heart Rate Variability\. Mindfulness. 1994-1995.
Academic literature review
  • Show author(s) (2014). Måleegenskaper ved den norske foreldreversjonen av Behavior Rating Inventory of Executive Function (BRIEF). PsykTestBarn. 9 pages.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)

  • New project: Preventing depression in adolescents with ADHD by enhancing emotion regulation and sleep quality.

  • A randomized controlled study of the role of mindfulness training rumination in recurrent depression: The effect on attention and emotion regulation functions.

  • Goal Management Training in adults with ADHD.

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