Silje Bårdstu

PhD Candidate
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Phone +47-22845181
Room S04-21
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Visiting address Forskningsveien 3A Harald Schjelderups hus 0373 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1094 Blindern 0317 Oslo

Academic Interests

  • Personality psychology
  • Development of the Big Five personality trait Agreeableness
  • 2D4D digit ratio and personality
  • Social Psychology
  • Self-regulation and emotion-regulation
  • Development of temperament and personality
  • Quantitative Methodology


Tentative title: The origins of Agreeableness: A longitudinal investigation of individual and social antecedents during childhood and adolescence contributing to the development of Agreeableness.

The project is part of the extensive Tracking Opportunities and Problems in Childhood and Adolescence Study (TOPP) developed at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health which involves eight waves of data collection from 18 months to 19 years.

Higher education and employment history:

2011: Master of Philosophy in Psychology, University of Oslo/ University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Master's Thesis: Between a Rock and a Hard Place. A cross-sectional and longitudinal investigation of the psychosomatic consequences of witnesses to workplace bullying.

2008-2009: Market Economy Studies, Norwegian Business School.

2006-2008: Bachelor in Social Psychology, Department of Psychology, University of Oslo / Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley.


Supervisor on Thesis, Bachelor and Master in Psychology

PSY1101 Introduction to Social- and Personality Psychology

PSY2101 Health Psychology

PSY 4600 Society, Health, and Development




Tags: Clinical psychology and personality psychology, Health psychology, Social Psychology


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Published June 18, 2012 9:00 AM - Last modified Nov. 11, 2016 9:31 AM