Knut Inge Fostervold

Associate Professor - Department of Psychology
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Visiting address Forskningsveien 3A Harald Schjelderups hus 0373 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1094 Blindern 0317 OSLO

Academic interests

  • Research methodology. Special areas of interest are measurements and measurement problems in connection with the use of self-report instruments

  • Perception and cognitive psychology. Special areas of interest are vision and visual problems, and judgment and decision-making

  • Organizational psychology. Special areas of interest are the connection between physical environments and psychological factors, stress, and personality

Teaching

PSY1010 - Forskningsmetode I

PSYC1100 - Innføring i metode

PSYC6100 - Hovedoppgave

Higher education and employment history

Knut Inge Fostervold is a licensed psychologist and associated professor in psychology with emphasis on quantitative research methods. He received his Ph.D.-degree in Psychology from the University of Oslo in 2003. The dissertation addresses health and behaviour changes associated with work with visual displays. He has previously held positions as associated professor in work and organizational psychology at Lillehammer University College, where he still serves as adjunct associate professor, and research fellow at the Man-Machine Systems programme at Oslo Innovation Center. He has for several years been a board member of The Norwegian Society for Ergonomics and Human Factors and has served as president, chief advisor, board member of the Nordic Ergonomics Society and council member of the International Ergonomics Society. He has also experience as a consultant in work and organizational psychology.

Appointments

  • Director for the Bachelor and Masters programs in Psychology at the University of Oslo, Norway

  • Chief advisor for The Norwegian Society for Ergonomics and Human Factors

Cooperation

Perceval: Perceptual and Cognitive Quality Evaluation Techniques for Audiovisual Systems.

Tags: Work and organisational psychology, Methodology

Publications

  • Steinbakk, Renata Torquato; Ulleberg, Pål; Sagberg, Fridulv & Fostervold, Knut Inge (2017). Analysing the influence of visible roadwork activity on drivers’ speed choice at work zones using a video-based experiment. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour.  ISSN 1369-8478.  44, s 53- 62 . doi: 10.1016/j.trf.2016.10.003
  • Fostervold, Knut Inge; Volden, Frode & Watten, Reidulf G. (2015). Universell utforming Grunnlag og tverrfaglig inspirasjon, I: Reidulf G. Watten; Knut Inge Fostervold & Frode Volden (red.),  Universell utforming og omgivelser Tverrfaglige, kritiske og miljøpsykologiske perspektiver.  Norwegian Society of Ergonomics and Human Factors - NEHF.  ISBN 978-82-995747-4-7.  1.
  • Fostervold, Knut Inge; Watten, Reidulf G. & Volden, Frode (2015). Ergonomi og human factors Basiskunnskap for universell utforming, I: Reidulf G. Watten; Knut Inge Fostervold & Frode Volden (red.),  Universell utforming og omgivelser Tverrfaglige, kritiske og miljøpsykologiske perspektiver.  Norwegian Society of Ergonomics and Human Factors - NEHF.  ISBN 978-82-995747-4-7.  3.
  • Fostervold, Knut Inge; Watten, Reidulf G. & Volden, Frode (2015). Universell utforming og ergonomi Hva er forskjellen?, I: Reidulf G. Watten; Knut Inge Fostervold & Frode Volden (red.),  Universell utforming og omgivelser Tverrfaglige, kritiske og miljøpsykologiske perspektiver.  Norwegian Society of Ergonomics and Human Factors - NEHF.  ISBN 978-82-995747-4-7.  4.
  • Volden, Frode; Fostervold, Knut Inge & Watten, Reidulf G. (2015). Det digitale selvbetjeningssamfunnet : for alle?, I: Reidulf G. Watten; Knut Inge Fostervold & Frode Volden (red.),  Universell utforming og omgivelser Tverrfaglige, kritiske og miljøpsykologiske perspektiver.  Norwegian Society of Ergonomics and Human Factors - NEHF.  ISBN 978-82-995747-4-7.  6.  s 92 - 95
  • Watten, Reidulf G.; Fostervold, Knut Inge & Rydstedt, Leif W (2015). Stress hormones in the hair: A new method for investigation of stress and work-load., In Knut Inge Fostervold; Svein Åge Kjøs Johnsen; Leif W Rydstedt & Reidulf G. Watten (ed.),  Creating Sustainable Work-environments, Proceedings of NES2015.  Norwegian Society of Ergonomics and Human Factors - NEHF.  ISBN 9788299574754.  C6.  s 194 - 199
  • Watten, Reidulf G.; Fostervold, Knut Inge & Volden, Frode (2015). Menneske, miljø og natur. En utvidet forståelse av universell utforming, I: Reidulf G. Watten; Knut Inge Fostervold & Frode Volden (red.),  Universell utforming og omgivelser Tverrfaglige, kritiske og miljøpsykologiske perspektiver.  Norwegian Society of Ergonomics and Human Factors - NEHF.  ISBN 978-82-995747-4-7.  14.  s 199 - 203
  • Watten, Reidulf G.; Fostervold, Knut Inge & Volden, Frode (2015). Noen sentrale perseptuelle faktorer i universell design og miljøpsykologi, I: Reidulf G. Watten; Knut Inge Fostervold & Frode Volden (red.),  Universell utforming og omgivelser Tverrfaglige, kritiske og miljøpsykologiske perspektiver.  Norwegian Society of Ergonomics and Human Factors - NEHF.  ISBN 978-82-995747-4-7.  5.  s 61 - 90
  • Fostervold, Knut Inge; Watten, Reidulf G. & Volden, Frode Strand (2014). Evolutionary adaptations: Theoretical and practical implications for visual ergonomics. Work : A journal of Prevention, Assesment and rehabilitation.  ISSN 1051-9815.  47(3), s 387- 397 . doi: 10.3233/WOR-131771 Show summary
  • Fostervold, Knut Inge (2012). Cognitive components and the ability to ignore and adapt to irrelevant stimuli: a key factor in open plan offices?. Work : A journal of Prevention, Assesment and rehabilitation.  ISSN 1051-9815.  41, s 6024- 6030 . doi: 10.3233/WOR-2012-1055-6024 Show summary
  • Bjørnstad, Anne Lise; Fostervold, Knut Inge & Ulleberg, Pål (2011). Effects of Cultural Diversity on Trust and its Consequences for Team Processes and Outcomes in Ad Hoc Distributed Teams. Scandinavian Journal of Organizational Psychology.  ISSN 1891-473X.  3(2), s 3- 15
  • Halberg, Anne-Marie; Teigen, Karl Halvor & Fostervold, Knut Inge (2009). Maximum vs. minimum values: Preferences of speakers and listeners for upper and lower limit estimates. Acta Psychologica.  ISSN 0001-6918.  132(3), s 228- 239 . doi: 10.1016/j.actpsy.2009.07.007 Show summary
  • Fostervold, KI & Nersveen, Jonny (2008). Proportions of direct and indirect indoor lighting - The effect on health, well-being and cognitive performance of office workers. Lighting Research and Technology.  ISSN 1477-1535.  40(3), s 175- 200 . doi: 10.1177/1477153508090917
  • Fostervold, Knut Inge & Ankrum, Dennis R. (2008). Visual ergonomics for children, In Rani Lueder & Valerie J Berg Rice (ed.),  Ergonomics for children designing products and places for toddler to teens.  Taylor & Francis.  ISBN 9780415304740.  4.  s 65 - 108
  • Watten, Reidulf G.; Fostervold, Knut Inge; Kleiven, Jo; Fauske, Halvor & Volden, Frode (2008). Gender Profiles of Internet and Mobile Phone Use among Norwegian Adolescents. Seminar.net : Media, technology and lifelong learning.  ISSN 1504-4831.  4(3), s 1- 10
  • Watten, Reidulf G.; Fostervold, Knut Inge; Kleiven, Jo & Volden, Frode (2008). Barn og unges IKT-bruk - Kjønnsforskjeller og elektronisk mobbing, I: Pär Nygren & Harald Thuen (red.),  Barn og unges kompetanseutvikling.  Universitetsforlaget.  ISBN 978-82-15-01346-6.  8.  s 111 - 126
  • Teigen, Karl Halvor; Halberg, Anne-Marie & Fostervold, Knut Inge (2007). More than, less than, or between: How upper and lower bounds determine subjective interval estimates. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making.  ISSN 0894-3257.  20, s 179- 201 Show summary
  • Teigen, Karl Halvor; Halberg, Anne-Marie & Fostervold, Knut Inge (2007). Single- Limit Interval Estimates as Reference Points. Applied Cognitive Psychology.  ISSN 0888-4080.  21(3), s 383- 406 Show summary
  • Øvergård, Kjell Ivar; Fostervold, Knut Inge; Bjelland, Hans Vanhauwaert & Hoff, Thomas (2007). Knobology in use: an experimental evaluation of ergonomics recommendations. Ergonomics.  ISSN 0014-0139.  50(5), s 694- 705 . doi: 10.1080/00140130601168046 Show summary
  • Fostervold, Knut Inge; Aarås, Arne & Lie, Ivar (2006). Work with visual display units: Long-term health effects of high and downward line-of-sight in ordinary office environments. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics.  ISSN 0169-8141.  36(4), s 331- 343 Show summary
  • Fostervold, Knut Inge (2003). VDU-work with downward gaze: the emperor's new clothes or scientifically sound?. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics.  ISSN 0169-8141.  31(3), s 161- 167 Show summary
  • Fostervold, Knut Inge; Buckmann, Erik & Lie, Ivar (2001). VDU-screen filters: Remedy or the ubiquitous Hawthorne effect?. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics.  ISSN 0169-8141.  27(2), s 107- 77 Show summary
  • Fostervold, Knut Inge (2000). Ergonomi i et nytt årtusen, utfordringer og muligheter. Arbete Människa Miljö & Nordisk Ergonomi.  ISSN 1402-859X.  (1), s 52- 54
  • Lie, Ivar; Watten, Reidulf G. & Fostervold, Knut Inge (1998). Accommodation/vergence/-fixation disparity and synergism of head, neck and shoulders, In O. Frantzén; H. Richter & L. Stark (ed.),  Accommodation/-Vergence Mechanisms in the Visual System.  Birkhäuser Verlag, Basel..
  • Aarås, Arne; Fostervold, Knut Inge; Ro, Ola; Thoresen, Magne & Larsen, Stig (1997). Postural load during VDU work. A comparison between various work postures. Ergonomics.  ISSN 0014-0139.  40(11), s 1255- 1268

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  • Fostervold, Knut Inge; Johnsen, Svein Åge Kjøs; Rydstedt, Leif W & Watten, Reidulf G. (ed.) (2015). Creating Sustainable Work-environments, Proceedings of NES2015. Norwegian Society of Ergonomics and Human Factors - NEHF.  ISBN 9788299574754.  255 s.
  • Fostervold, Knut Inge; Matusiak, Barbara Szybinska; Forberg, Lars-Fredrik; Bjørke, Charlotte Wettre; Mizda, Reidun; Kvassheim, Mona; Lillelien, Erlend & Husby, Thor (2015). Lys i læringsmiljø. Lyskultur.  ISBN 978-82-93319-05-4.  70 s.
  • Watten, Reidulf G.; Fostervold, Knut Inge & Volden, Frode (red.) (2015). Universell utforming og omgivelser Tverrfaglige, kritiske og miljøpsykologiske perspektiver. Norwegian Society of Ergonomics and Human Factors - NEHF.  ISBN 978-82-995747-4-7.  235 s.
  • Watten, Reidulf G.; Fostervold, Knut Inge & Volden, Frode (red.) (2015). Universell utforming og omgivelser Tverrfaglige, kritiske og miljøpsykologiske perspektiver. Norwegian Society of Ergonomics and Human Factors - NEHF.  ISBN 978-82-995747-4-7.
  • Fostervold, Knut Inge; Husby, Thor & Olsen, Kai (ed.) (2010). Proceedings of NES 2010 "Proactive Ergonomics Implementation of ergonomics in planning of jobs, tasks, systems and environments". Norwegian Society for Ergonomics and Human Factors.  ISBN 978-82-995747-2-3.
  • Veiersted, Bo; Fostervold, Knut Inge & Gould, Kristian S. (ed.) (2005). Ergonomics as a tool in future development and value creation. Nordic Ergonomics Society.  ISBN 8299574714.  416 s.
  • Fostervold, Knut Inge (2001). Psykologiens forskningsmetoder. Aktivitetsperm. NKIForlaget.  ISBN 82-562-5354-1.  61 s. Show summary
  • Fostervold, Knut Inge (2001). Psykologiens forskningsmetoder. Studieveiledning kommentar. NKI forlaget.  ISBN 82-562-5072-0.  57 s. Show summary

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  • Mork, Randi; Fostervold, Knut Inge; Falkenberg, Helle Kristine & Thorud, Hanne Mari Schiøtz (2017). COMPUTER WORK AND ENVIRONMENTAL STRESS.
  • Mork, Randi; Fostervold, Knut Inge; Falkenberg, Helle Kristine & Thorud, Hanne Mari Schiøtz (2016). Exposure to Direct Glare during Computer Work and increased Muscle Blood Flow in the Neck.
  • Mork, Randi; Fostervold, Knut Inge; Falkenberg, Helle Kristine & Thorud, Hanne Mari Schiøtz (2016). How does Direct Glare and Psychological Stress affect young women during computer work?.
  • Mork, Randi; Fostervold, Knut Inge; Falkenberg, Helle Kristine & Thorud, Hanne Mari Schiøtz (2016). How does Direct Glare and Psychological Stress affect young women during computer work?, In Susanna Järvelin-Pasanen (ed.),  Ergonomics in theory and practice, Proceedings of NES2016.  University of Eastern Finland.  ISBN 978-952-61-2192-5.  Abstract.  s 242 - 244
  • Mork, Randi; Fostervold, Knut Inge & Thorud, Hanne Mari Schiøtz (2015). Visual and Psychological Stress during Computer Work, In Knut Inge Fostervold; Svein Åge Kjøs Johnsen; Leif W Rydstedt & Reidulf G. Watten (ed.),  Creating Sustainable Work-environments, Proceedings of NES2015.  Norwegian Society of Ergonomics and Human Factors - NEHF.  ISBN 9788299574754.  Chapter.  s B4-3 - B4-5
  • Mork, Randi; Fostervold, Knut Inge & Thorud, Hanne Mari Schiøtz (2015). Visual and Psychological Stress during Computer Work.
  • Mork, Randi; Fostervold, Knut Inge & Thorud, Hanne Mari Schiøtz (2015). Visual and Psychological Stress during Computer Work. Scandinavian Journal of Optometry and Visual Science.  ISSN 1891-0882.  8(2), s 2- 3
  • Mysen, Mads; Hammer, Hugo Lewi; Nersveen, Jonny & Fostervold, Knut Inge (2012). Kampen School - Evaluation of pupils' performance and perceived health and well-being before and after school retrofitting, In [Mangler fornavn] et.al (ed.),  Healthy Buildings 2012 : 10th International Conference 8-12 july 2012 Brisbane, Australia.  Queensland University of Technology.  ISBN 978-1-921897-40-5.  7C.2.
  • Watten, Reidulf G.; Fostervold, Knut Inge & Volden, Frode Strand (2012). Ungdom, sensation seeking, skole og adferd. En positiv og en negativ form for sensation seeking?.
  • Watten, Reidulf G.; Fostervold, Knut Inge & Volden, Frode Strand (2011). State and Trait-Anxiety: Lifetime Profiles for Men and Women.
  • Fostervold, Knut Inge (2009). Åpne Kontorlandskap: en litteraturgjennomgang. Ramazzini: norsk tidsskrift for arbeids- og miljømedisin.  ISSN 0805-5238.  16(1), s 13- 15
  • Teigen, Karl Halvor; Halberg, Anne-Marie & Fostervold, Knut Inge (2008). A study of asymmetrical frames.
  • Fostervold, Knut Inge (2006). Eye symptom in the office - why?.
  • Fostervold, Knut Inge (2006). Fleksible arbeidsplasser : myter og fakta.
  • Fostervold, Knut Inge (2006). Lighting av VDU work.
  • Teigen, Karl Halvor; Halberg, Anne-Marie & Fostervold, Knut Inge (2006). How lower and upper limit estimates influence judgments and evaluations. Show summary
  • Watten, Reidulf G.; Fostervold, Knut Inge; Volden, Frode & Volden, Frode (2006). Life span profile of sensation seeking.
  • Fostervold, Knut Inge (2005). Fjernarbeid og virtuelle organisasjoner : hvorfor, hvordan og for hvem?.
  • Fostervold, Knut Inge (2005). Health consequenses and behavioural changes associated with work with visual display units Helbredskonsekvenser og adfærdsændringer ved skærmarbejde – en empirisk undersøgelse.
  • Fostervold, Knut Inge (2005). Team og åpne kontorlandskap : problemer og muligheter.
  • Fostervold, Knut Inge (2005). Åpne kontorlandskap, hvordan har de ansatte det ved slik organisering? ; Psykososialt arbeidsmiljø sin påvirkning av muskel og skjelettplager ; Faktorer som kan påvirke utvilkling av muskelplager ved skjermarbeid, som bl.a. skjermplassering, belysning og skjermfiltre.
  • Fostervold, Knut Inge (2005). Åpne kontorlandskap, kontorløse arbeidsplasser, fjernarbeid - ideer og realiteter.
  • Halberg, Anne-Marie & Fostervold, Knut Inge (2005). Person-environment fit: a modern organizational theory that bridge the needs of the organization and their employees.
  • Veiersted, Bo; Fostervold, Knut Inge; Gould, Kristian S. & Bakkeli, Willy (ed.) (2005). Ergonomics as a tool in future development and value creation : proceedings.
  • Heim, Jan; Haugen, Olav; Helland, Magne & Fostervold, Knut Inge (2004). Sluttrapport fra prosjektet "Syn og lesing hos elever i grunnskolen".
  • Fostervold, Knut Inge (2003). Health consequenses and behavioural changes associated with work with visual display units (VDU) � an empirical investigation. Show summary
  • Fostervold, Knut Inge (2003). VDU-work and the preferred line-of-sight after long term exposure to different monitor placements. Show summary
  • Fostervold, Knut Inge (2000). VISION AND BODY, INTEGRATED SYSTEMS IN SYSTEMIC INTERPLAY. Show summary
  • Fostervold, Knut Inge (1999). En ny modell for skjermarbeidsplassen -en todelt intervensjonsstudie.
  • Fostervold, Knut Inge (1999). VDU-work with downward gaze. The emperor's new clothes or scientifically sound?. Show summary
  • Fostervold, Knut Inge & Lie, Ivar (1999). Variation of sitting posture in work with VDUs. The effect of downward gaze.
  • Nersveen, J. & Fostervold, Knut Inge (1999). Significance of various lighting concepts on health and well-being.
  • Lie, Ivar & Fostervold, Knut Inge (1998). En ny modell for skjermarbeidsplassen En todelt intervensjonsstudie. Show summary
  • Lie, Ivar; Fostervold, Knut Inge & Horgen, Gunnar (1998). En ny modell for skjermarbeidsplassen -en todelt intervensjonsstudie Sluttrapport. Show summary
  • Lie, Ivar; Fostervold, Knut Inge; Aarås, Arne & Larsen, Stig (1997). Gaze Inclination and Health in VDU-operators.
  • Fostervold, Knut Inge & Lie, Ivar (1997). The Ecological Viewpoint - ¿A new Ergonomic Construct.

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