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Published Nov. 11, 2021 11:11 PM

In brain scans of almost 1500 people throughout Europe, researchers of the Lifebrain consortium found that people with “older-looking” brains had both lower birth weight and genes for smaller brains, compared with those with normal ageing brains.

Both these factors are present early in life, indicating that your “brain age” is mostly related to early life influences and not so much on events that happen later in life. 

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Published Oct. 5, 2021 11:39 AM

Several INTRANSIT researchers are attending this week's International Sustainability Transitions Conference (IST). Here you can get an overview of our contributions and presentations at the conference.

Published Aug. 31, 2021 10:46 AM

People want clear, evidence-based information about exactly which lifestyle changes can improve their brain health, according to a new report from the Lifebrain consortium at the University of Oslo.

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Published May 25, 2021 12:21 PM

We are happy to announce that the Research Council of Norway (RCN) has decided to fund the OSIRIS Centre for the last period of the centre. An international panel of experts has evaluated the centre and recommended that it continues. This recommendation was adopted by the RCN's board of directors in February this year.

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Published Mar. 18, 2021 9:00 AM

How do readers develop “critical feeling”?  Professor Rolf Reber joins the Literature, Cognition and Emotions Podcast to talk about how we understand literary works from a cognitive perspective.

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Published Mar. 11, 2021 2:17 PM

UiO:Life Science does not offer its own courses or study programs in life sciences, but wants to contribute to providing the students with the best possible educational programs. Departments and faculties can now apply for support to develop interdisciplinary bachelor courses in life sciences. The application deadline is 1 April.

Published Mar. 10, 2021 4:18 PM

15-21 March is the International Brain Awareness Week in 2021, an educational initiative aiming to raise awareness of the importance of brain research and brain health.