Alf Børre Kanten

Postdoctoral Fellow
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Phone +47-22845105
Mobile phone +47-95100008
Room S04-18
Available hours By agreement
Visiting address Harald Schjelderups hus Forskningsveien 3A 0373 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1094 Blindern 0317 Oslo

Academic interests

I am mainly interested in themes related to social cognition

  • Unrealistic optimism

  • Social and temporal comparison processes

  • Psychological distance

  • Assimilation and contrast effects

  • Planning


Higher education and employment history

I have a master’s degree in psychology from the University of Oslo. I worked one year as a lecturer before starting my PhD work in 2007.

Tags: Social Psychology
Published Aug. 3, 2012 3:51 PM - Last modified Aug. 6, 2013 2:45 PM


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