Rene Westerhausen

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Other affiliations Department of Psychology

Academic interest

  • Cognition and functional differences between the cerebral hemispheres

  • Interaction between the cerebral hemispheres in a lateralized brain

  • Structure-function associations of the human brain and their development across the lifespan

  • Dichotic-listening paradigm

Teaching

Course coordinator

PSY1300 / PSY1230 - Kognitiv psykologi

PSY4317 - Hemispheric asymmetry and cognition

Additional teaching in:

PSY4310 / PSY4320 - Research methods in cognitive neuroscience

PSY4312 - Cognitive Control in Action

Education

2010 Habilitation in Psychology, University of Trier, Trier, Germany

2006 Ph.D. in Psychobiology (Dr. rer. nat.), University of Trier, Trier, Germany

2003 Degree in Psychology (German: Diplom Psychologe), University of Trier, Trier, Germany

Employment history

  • Since 04/2016 Professor in Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, University of Oslo, Norway

  • 01/2015 to 04/2016  Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Oslo, Norway

  • 07/2011 to 12/2014 Researcher (20% position) at the Division of Psychiatry, Haukeland Hospital, Bergen, Norway

  • 01/2011 to 12/2014 Senior Researcher, Department of Biological and Medical Psychology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway

  • 09/2006 to  12/2010 Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Biological and Medical Psychology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway

  • 07/2003 to 06/2006 Research assistant, Center for Neuropsychological Research, University of Trier, Trier, Germany

Awards

2010 Young researcher award (“Yngre fremragende forsker“), School of Psychology, University of Bergen, Norway

2007 Dissertation award (“Förderpreis für den wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchs”), Freundeskreis Trierer Universität e.V., Trier, Germany

Tags: Cognitive neuroscience
Published Feb. 5, 2015 9:05 AM - Last modified Jan. 7, 2021 12:00 AM