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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. 

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 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. 

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Published Dec. 17, 2020 9:18 AM

PIs Espen Røysamb and Ragnhild Bang Nes scored two for two this week as grants from the Research Council of Norway were announced, adding two exciting new projects to the Promenta portfolio. These grants provide the resources to do groundbreaking research into the field of quality of life and wellbeing, from two rather different perspectives.

Published Dec. 10, 2020 2:18 PM

UiO:Life Science will fund educational summer research projects for 40 students between April and September 2021 for students currently enrolled in a bachelor, master or relevant professional degree program at UiO. We now invite you to suggest projects for one or two students. The application deadline was 1 February 2021.

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Published Dec. 10, 2020 2:17 PM

UiO:Life Science will fund 40 educational summer research projects for students between April and September 2021. Students currently enrolled in a bachelor, master or relevant professional degree program at the University of Oslo are eligible to apply. The first 100 students to register will be admitted to a digital matchmaking on 9 March.

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Published Mar. 10, 2020 10:18 AM

The journal packages from PsycARTICLES and the ProQuest Health Research Premium Collection are no longer available after March 1, 2020. At UiO and OUS, we have had access to these journal packages through "Helsebiblioteket". Update as of March 23: The library has now set up the Get It Now service to access articles.