Knut Inge Fostervold

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Other affiliations Department of Psychology

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


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.


  • 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


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

Tags: Work and organisational psychology, Methodology
Published Sep. 21, 2010 10:03 AM - Last modified Nov. 4, 2016 1:05 PM

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