Christian Krog Tamnes

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Visiting address Forskningsveien 3A Harald Schjelderups hus 0373 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1094 Blindern 0317 Oslo

Academic Interests

  • Structural and functional brain maturation in childhood and adolescence

  • Neurocognitive development in relation to mental health

  • Cognitive development, particularly in the domains of cognitive control, working memory, learning, and long-term memory

  • Effects of social and emotional information on cognitive processes

  • Predictors and risk factors in neurocognitive development

  • Multimodal neuroimaging (MRI, DTI, EEG)


Students interested in pursuing a cand. psychol or MA thesis on any of these research topics are wellcome to contact me.



Higher education and employment history

  • Researcher, Department of Psychology, University of Oslo, 2014

  • Visiting researcher, Brain and Development Research Center, Leiden University, Netherlands, 2016

  • Post doctoral fellow, Department of Psychology, University of Oslo, 2011-2014

  • Fulbright visiting researcher, Multimodal Imaging Laboratory, University of California San Diego, USA, 2011

  • Research fellow, The Interventional Centre, Oslo University Hospital, 2010

  • PhD, Center for the Study of Human Cognition, University of Oslo, 2010

  • Profession-oriented degree program in psychology (Cand. Psychol), University of Oslo, 2006

Tags: Developmental psychology, Cognitive neuroscience, PROMENTA


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  • Tamnes, Christian Krog (2021). Nevrokognitiv utviklingspsykologi. Gyldendal Akademisk. ISBN 9788205533387. 320 p.

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  • Tamnes, Christian Krog (2020). Tiktok aldri nok. [Newspaper]. A-magasinet.
  • Tamnes, Christian Krog (2020). Gir hjerneforskning svaret på hvorfor jenter er flinkere på skolen enn gutter? [Internet].
  • Mills, Kathryn L. & Tamnes, Christian Krog (2020). Longitudinal structural and functional brain development in childhood and adolescence. In Kadosh, Kathrin Cohen (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. Oxford University Press. ISSN 9780198827474. doi: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780198827474.013.4.
  • Tamnes, Christian Krog (2016). Neuroimaging studies of normal brain development and their relevance for understanding mental illness.
  • Tamnes, Christian Krog (2016). Hjerneutvikling fra fosterlivet til voksen alder: Tidlige faktorer og erfaringers betydning. In Holme, Hanne; Solstad Olavesen, Ellen; Valla, Lisbeth & Hansen, Marit Bergum (Ed.), Helsestasjonstjenesten: barns psykiske helse og utvikling. Gyldendal Norsk Forlag A/S. ISSN 9788205486294. p. 27–39.
  • Tamnes, Christian Krog (2015). Longitudinal development of white matter microstructure and working memory across childhood.
  • Tamnes, Christian Krog; Krogsrud, Stine Kleppe; Fjell, Anders Martin & Walhovd, Kristine B (2015). Regional development of hippocampal subfield volumes and its associations with cognition and memory.
  • Tamnes, Christian Krog (2015). Principles of structural brain development across adolescence.
  • Zeller, Bernward; Tamnes, Christian Krog; Kanellopoulos, Adriani; Amlien, Inge Kasbohm; Andersson, Stein & Due-Tønnessen, Paulina [Show all 10 contributors for this article] (2014). Response to A.A.M. van der Veldt et al. Journal of Clinical Oncology. ISSN 0732-183X. 32(8), p. 852–853. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2013.52.5725.
  • Storsve, Andreas Berg; Walhovd, Kristine B; Sneve, Markus Handal; Tamnes, Christian Krog; Krogsrud, Stine Kleppe & Fjell, Anders Martin (2013). Hukommelse gjennom livet - Nevrovitenskapelige perspektiver.
  • Tamnes, Christian Krog (2013). Structural brain maturation and working memory development.
  • Kanellopoulos, Adriani; Andersson, Stein; Zeller, Bernward; Fjell, Anders Martin; Walhovd, Kristine B & Westlye, Lars Tjelta [Show all 10 contributors for this article] (2012). Neurocognitive function is reduced in long-term survivors of acute lymphoblastic leukemia treated with chemotherapy only - but poorer performance is not associated with higher treatment burden. Pediatric Blood & Cancer. ISSN 1545-5009. 59(6), p. 1106–1106.

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Published Apr. 18, 2011 2:42 PM - Last modified Jan. 19, 2021 7:38 PM