Kenneth Hugdahl

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Kenneth Hugdahl

Kenneth Hugdahl (born 15 January 1948, Östersund, Sweden) is a Swedish psychologist.

He took his doctor's degree at the Uppsala University in 1977. He worked as a researcher there from 1980, and in 1984 he was appointed professor at the University of Bergen. Notable publications include Psychophysiology: The Mind-Body Perspective (1995), Experimental Methods in Neuropsychology (2002) and The Asymmetrical Brain (2003). He also edited the Scandinavian Journal of Psychology from 1990 to 2004.[1]

He was a member of the Research Council of Norway from 1988 to 1989, and of the MacArthur Foundation from 1990 to 2000.[1] He is a member of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.[2] He is currently the Head of the Bergen fMRI Group which initiated use of functional magnetic resonance imaging in neuroscience in Norway and the Nordic countries in the 1990s.


  1. ^ a b Knut Olav Åmås, ed. (2008). Hvem er hvem?. Oslo: Aschehoug. p. 251. ISBN 978-82-03-23561-0. 
  2. ^ "Gruppe 7: Medisinske fag" (in Norwegian). Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters. Retrieved 7 October 2010.