• The association between executive functioning and parental stress and psychological distress is mediated by parental reflective functioning in mothers with substance use disorder 

      Håkansson, UIrika; Watten, Reidulf G.; Söderström, Kerstin; Øie, Merete Glenne (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Mothers with a substance use disorder (SUD) have been found to exhibit heightened experience of stress and deficits in executive functioning (EF) and in parental reflective functioning (PRF). Although experiences of stress, ...
    • Extraversion and focus of attention on facial emotions: an experimental eye-tracking study 

      Ellingsen, Eline; Drevsjø, Sandra; Volden, Frode; Watten, Reidulf G. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      background Emotions and personality traits seem to be important factors affecting social attention. In the present study, we used eye-tracking equipment to investigate the differences between extraverts and introverts in ...
    • Musicians: Larks, Owls or Hummingbirds? 

      Gjermunds, Nikita; Brechan, Inge; Johnsen, Svein Åge Kjøs; Watten, Reidulf G. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Previous studies have shown an association between morning and evening types and creative thinking. Musicians are creative individuals and the purpose of the current research was to examine whether musicians are significantly ...
    • Personality traits in musicians 

      Gjermunds, Nikita Madeleine; Brechan, Inge; Johnsen, Svein Åge Kjøs; Watten, Reidulf G. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      background Performing music is a complex creative activity which in addition to professional skills requires phantasy, a sense of aesthetics, cognitive involvement, intellectual curiosity, perceptual sensitivity, mental ...