Razieh Chegeni

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

Academic interests

  • Polygenic and social predictors of happiness and wellbeing

  • Assortative mating, sexual strategies

  • Personality (Dark triad)

  • Addiction (Anabolic-anrogenic steroids)

  • Aggression


  • Homo sociabilis and genomics of the good life: Rethinking wellbeing and social relations: Razieh is a PhD graduate in social psychology from University of Bergen. During her postdoc project she is going to use machine learning techniques to explore determinants of happiness and well being among adolescents using the MoBa data.

  • Women’s facial masculinity: cross cultural intersex preferences

  • Perceived mate value of different addiction for short- and long-term mating

Courses taught

  • PSYC1100 seminar leader, Spring 2022

  • Cognitive Psychology: supervising term papers for two groups, Fall 2020-current

  • (Evolution of personality, Dark Triad, and Big Five); Supervising term paper, 2019-2022                                                                                       

  • Introduction to Psychology and History of Psychology: grading exams, Fall 2020-2022


Work Experience

  • Guest Editor for special Article Theme on anabolic androgenic steroids use among women, Frontiers in Psychiatry, 2022

  • PhD Candidate, Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, 2018-2021.

  • Master of Science, Clinical Psychology, Alzahra University, Tehran, Iran, 2014-2016

  • Bachelor, Chemical Engineering, Tehran Azad North University, 2010-2014


  • Operational Psychology: lecturer and seminar leader, Spring 2021

  • Personality Psychology: lecturer, Spring 2019

  • Personnel Psychology: seminar leader, Fall 2018

  • Certified English Teacher, Pardisan Institute, Tehran, 2015-2017

  • Taught basic, intermediate, and upper intermediate courses designed for English as Second Language (ESL) classes for adultc, 2010-2014


  • Meltzer funding, 2019

  • UiB PhD 4-year scholarship, Bergen, Norway, 2017

  • Rank of 50 in psychology in national university entrance exam at master’s level, Tehran, Iran, 2014

Positions held

Tags: wellbeing, Sexuality, Personality psychology, Health psychology, Emotions, drugs


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  • Leino, Tony Mathias & Chegeni, Razieh (2021). Gambling participation and gambling problems before and during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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