iDichotic receives international recognition
From left: Prof. Kenneth Hugdahl, Dr. Kristiina Kompus, Josef Bless,
Magne Gudmundsen, Dr. René Westerhausen.
Photo: Alex Craven
New iPhone app version of the Bergen dichotic listening paradigm (iDichotic) collects data from users around the world.
First results have been published in Frontiers in Psychology.
Some international media links:
Article: The Psychological Benefit Of Smartphones
Article: Your smartphone knows which side of the brain you're using
Podcast: Josef Bless und die Forschung per iPhone
Article: Gehirntest aus der Hosentasche
Article: iPhone aplikacija pomaže u istraživanjima mozga
Article: Nova aplikacija za testiranje moždane aktivnosti
Bergen fMRI group's publication statistics for 2012
To see the report please follow this link.
Bergen fMRI Group in the Centres of Excellence
The Bergen fMRI Group is one of the core collaborators in one of the new Centres of Excellence being funded by the Research Council of Norway from January 2013. The Centre is co-ordinated by prof. Ole Andreassen at the University of Oslo, and profs. Kenneth Hugdahl, Vidar Steen and Stephanie LeHillard are the core researchers from the University of Bergen". The Centre has a focus on basic and clinical research related to severe mental disorders, primarily schizophrenia and bipolar disorders.
Dr Berge Osnes - a new PhD from the Bergen fMRI-group
Photo: Roger Barndon
Dr Berge Osnes successfully defended his thesis “Temporal and Posterior Frontal Involvement in Auditory Speech Perception” on 10th October 2012. He did his PhD in the Bergen fMRI group under the supervision of prof Karsten Specht and prof Kenneth Hugdahl.