Maja Dyhre Foldal

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Visiting address Forskningsv. 3A Harald Schjelderups hus 0373 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1133 Blindern 0318 OSLO
Other affiliations Faculty of Social Sciences (Student)

Academic interests

The purpose of my PhD-project is to study how the brain makes predictions about future events. I mainly use the EEG-method in combination with auditory experiments.

Our external sensory environment is full of temporal regularity. Musical beats and rhythms are examples of temporal regularity that most of us experience in our daily lives. I use musical rhythm as a tool to study how the brain makes predictions about the occurrence of future events. I am also interested in how attention may modulate or interact with mechanisms of temporal prediction.

  • Predictive timing

  • Prediction and attention

  • Cognitive control

Ongoing experiments

If you would be interested in participating in any of my experiments, please follow the link below. There you will see if I have any ongoing or upcoming experiments, as well as the possibility of signing up for participation.

Ongoing experiment: Rythm experiment.

Background

2015 – Master of Philosophy in Psychology, University of Oslo

2013 – Bachelor in Psychology, University of Oslo

Tags: Neuroscience, Cognitive neuroscience, Cognitive psychology

Publications

  • Aminihajibashi, Samira; Hagen, Thomas; Foldal, Maja Dyhre; Laeng, Bruno & Espeseth, Thomas (2019). Individual differences in resting-state pupil size: Evidence for association between working memory capacity and pupil size variability. International Journal of Psychophysiology.  ISSN 0167-8760.  140, s 1- 7 . doi: 10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2019.03.007
  • Aminihajibashi, Samira; Hagen, Thomas; Foldal, Maja Dyhre; Laeng, Bruno & Espeseth, Thomas (2019). Individual differences in resting-state pupil size: Evidence for association between working memory capacity and pupil size variability. International Journal of Psychophysiology.  ISSN 0167-8760.  140, s 1- 7 . doi: 10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2019.03.007
  • Mäki-Marttunen, Verónica; Hagen, Thomas; Aminihajibashi, Samira; Foldal, Maja Dyhre; Stavrinou, Maria; Halvorsen, Jens; Laeng, Bruno & Espeseth, Thomas (2018). Ocular signatures of proactive versus reactive cognitive control in young adults. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience.  ISSN 1530-7026.  s 1- 15 . doi: 10.3758/s13415-018-0621-5

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  • Stavrinou, Maria; Asko, Olgerta; Hagen, Thomas; Foldal, Maja Dyhre & Espeseth, Thomas (2017). The long term effects of reward on spatial priority maps studied with Electroencephalography and Pupillometry.

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Published Apr. 7, 2017 8:00 AM - Last modified May 9, 2019 2:58 PM