Rene Westerhausen

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Affiliation: University of Bergen
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Reactive cognitive-control processes in free-report consonant-vowel dichotic listening
    Rene Westerhausen
    Department of Biological and Medical Psychology, University of Bergen, Norway Division of Psychiatry, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway Electronic address
    Brain Cogn 83:288-96. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Mapping hemispheric symmetries, relative asymmetries, and absolute asymmetries underlying the auditory laterality effect
    Rene Westerhausen
    Department of Biological and Medical Psychology, University of Bergen, Norway Division of Psychiatry, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway Electronic address
    Neuroimage 84:962-70. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Unaffected control of distractor interference in schizophrenia: a meta-analysis of incompatibility slowing in flanker tasks
    Rene Westerhausen
    Department of Biological and Medical Psychology, University of Bergen, Jonas Lies vei 91, 5009 Bergen, Norway Division of Psychiatry, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    J Psychiatr Res 47:246-51. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Impaired cognitive inhibition in schizophrenia: a meta-analysis of the Stroop interference effect
    Rene Westerhausen
    Department of Biological and Medical Psychology, University of Bergen, Jonas Lies vei 91, N 5009 Bergen, Norway
    Schizophr Res 133:172-81. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Corticospinal tract asymmetries at the level of the internal capsule: is there an association with handedness?
    Rene Westerhausen
    Department of Biological and Medical Psychology, University of Bergen Jonas Lies vei 91 N 5009 Bergen, Norway
    Neuroimage 37:379-86. 2007
  6. doi request reprint A critical re-examination of sexual dimorphism in the corpus callosum microstructure
    Rene Westerhausen
    Department of Biological and Medical Psychology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Neuroimage 56:874-80. 2011
  7. doi request reprint A longitudinal study of the effect of voicing on the dichotic listening ear advantage in boys and girls at age 5 to 8
    Rene Westerhausen
    Department of Medical and Biological Psychology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Dev Neuropsychol 35:752-61. 2010
  8. pmc Structural and functional reorganization of the corpus callosum between the age of 6 and 8 years
    Rene Westerhausen
    Department of Biological and Medical Psychology, University of Bergen, 5009 Bergen, Norway
    Cereb Cortex 21:1012-7. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Identification of attention and cognitive control networks in a parametric auditory fMRI study
    Rene Westerhausen
    Department of Biological and Medical Psychology, University of Bergen, 5009 Bergen, Norway
    Neuropsychologia 48:2075-81. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Top-down and bottom-up interaction: manipulating the dichotic listening ear advantage
    Rene Westerhausen
    Department of Biological and Medical Psychology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Brain Res 1250:183-9. 2009

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. doi request reprint Reactive cognitive-control processes in free-report consonant-vowel dichotic listening
    Rene Westerhausen
    Department of Biological and Medical Psychology, University of Bergen, Norway Division of Psychiatry, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway Electronic address
    Brain Cogn 83:288-96. 2013
    ..This supports the notion that higher-order, speech-related cognitive-control processes also are involved in a free-report dichotic-listening paradigm. ..
  2. doi request reprint Mapping hemispheric symmetries, relative asymmetries, and absolute asymmetries underlying the auditory laterality effect
    Rene Westerhausen
    Department of Biological and Medical Psychology, University of Bergen, Norway Division of Psychiatry, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway Electronic address
    Neuroimage 84:962-70. 2014
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Unaffected control of distractor interference in schizophrenia: a meta-analysis of incompatibility slowing in flanker tasks
    Rene Westerhausen
    Department of Biological and Medical Psychology, University of Bergen, Jonas Lies vei 91, 5009 Bergen, Norway Division of Psychiatry, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    J Psychiatr Res 47:246-51. 2013
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Impaired cognitive inhibition in schizophrenia: a meta-analysis of the Stroop interference effect
    Rene Westerhausen
    Department of Biological and Medical Psychology, University of Bergen, Jonas Lies vei 91, N 5009 Bergen, Norway
    Schizophr Res 133:172-81. 2011
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Corticospinal tract asymmetries at the level of the internal capsule: is there an association with handedness?
    Rene Westerhausen
    Department of Biological and Medical Psychology, University of Bergen Jonas Lies vei 91 N 5009 Bergen, Norway
    Neuroimage 37:379-86. 2007
    ..From this it was concluded that handedness might be related to motorcortical asymmetries which seem not to be directly reflected in the corticospinal fibre tract characteristics...
  6. doi request reprint A critical re-examination of sexual dimorphism in the corpus callosum microstructure
    Rene Westerhausen
    Department of Biological and Medical Psychology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Neuroimage 56:874-80. 2011
    ..The present results indicate a stronger inter-hemispheric connectivity between the frontal lobes in males than females, which might be related to sex differences in hemispheric asymmetry and brain size...
  7. doi request reprint A longitudinal study of the effect of voicing on the dichotic listening ear advantage in boys and girls at age 5 to 8
    Rene Westerhausen
    Department of Medical and Biological Psychology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Dev Neuropsychol 35:752-61. 2010
    ..These results indicate a sex difference in the development of speech processing abilities...
  8. pmc Structural and functional reorganization of the corpus callosum between the age of 6 and 8 years
    Rene Westerhausen
    Department of Biological and Medical Psychology, University of Bergen, 5009 Bergen, Norway
    Cereb Cortex 21:1012-7. 2011
    ..These results might indicate a refinement process of the callosal connections to optimize the neuronal communication between the developing cerebral hemispheres...
  9. doi request reprint Identification of attention and cognitive control networks in a parametric auditory fMRI study
    Rene Westerhausen
    Department of Biological and Medical Psychology, University of Bergen, 5009 Bergen, Norway
    Neuropsychologia 48:2075-81. 2010
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Top-down and bottom-up interaction: manipulating the dichotic listening ear advantage
    Rene Westerhausen
    Department of Biological and Medical Psychology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Brain Res 1250:183-9. 2009
    ..Thus, bottom-up intensity and top-down attention manipulations should not be regarded as independent but rather interacting factors when it comes to the manipulation of the ear advantage in a dichotic listening situation...
  11. doi request reprint The corpus callosum in dichotic listening studies of hemispheric asymmetry: a review of clinical and experimental evidence
    Rene Westerhausen
    Department of Biological and Medical Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience Group, University of Bergen, Jonas Lies vei 91, N 5009 Bergen, Norway
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 32:1044-54. 2008
    ..The review has also revealed how inter-individual variability in callosal fiber structure affects both bottom-up and top-down performance on the dichotic listening task...
  12. doi request reprint Functional relevance of interindividual differences in temporal lobe callosal pathways: a DTI tractography study
    Rene Westerhausen
    Department of Biological and Medical Psychology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Cereb Cortex 19:1322-9. 2009
    ..This specific structure-function association in the auditory modality supports the general notion that interindividual differences in callosal topography possess functional relevance...
  13. doi request reprint Failure of attention focus and cognitive control in schizophrenia patients with auditory verbal hallucinations: evidence from dichotic listening
    Kenneth Hugdahl
    Department of Biological and Medical Psychology, University of Bergen, Norway
    Schizophr Res 147:301-9. 2013
    ..Future research should pin down the neuronal basis of both the origination and the attentional and cognitive control aspects of AVHs...
  14. doi request reprint Adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder - a diffusion-tensor imaging study of the corpus callosum
    Margaretha Dramsdahl
    Division of Psychiatry, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    Psychiatry Res 201:168-73. 2012
    ..However, microstructural differences are still present in adults, which may point to an abnormal lateralization in adults with ADHD, or could be a sign of a persisting impairment...
  15. doi request reprint Sex differences in language asymmetry are age-dependent and small: a large-scale, consonant-vowel dichotic listening study with behavioral and fMRI data
    Marco Hirnstein
    Department of Biological and Medical Psychology, University of Bergen, Norway
    Cortex 49:1910-21. 2013
    ..Taken together, our findings suggest that sex differences in language lateralization as assessed with dichotic listening exist, but they are (a) not necessarily reflected in fMRI data, (b) age-dependent and (c) relatively small...
  16. doi request reprint Cognitive control in adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Margaretha Dramsdahl
    Division of Psychiatry, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    Psychiatry Res 188:406-10. 2011
    ..Our results may have implications for psychosocial adjustment for persons with ADHD in educational and work environments...
  17. doi request reprint Auditory verbal hallucinations in schizophrenia as aberrant lateralized speech perception: evidence from dichotic listening
    Kenneth Hugdahl
    Department of Biological and Medical Psychology, University of Bergen, Norway
    Schizophr Res 140:59-64. 2012
    ..The results are unambiguous evidence for AVHs as aberrant speech perceptions originating in the left hemisphere...
  18. doi request reprint Attention and cognitive control: unfolding the dichotic listening story
    Kenneth Hugdahl
    Department of Biological and Medical Psychology Cognitive NeuroScience Group, University of Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Psychol 50:11-22. 2009
    ..We then present behavioral and neuroimaging data to explore the suggested cognitive control model, with examples from normal adults, clinical and special ability groups...
  19. doi request reprint Attention and cognitive control networks assessed in a dichotic listening fMRI study
    Liv E Falkenberg
    Department of Biological and Medical Psychology, University of Bergen, Jonas Lies vei 91, 5009 Bergen, Norway
    Brain Cogn 76:276-85. 2011
    ..These findings demonstrate how cognitive control is achieved through the interplay of distinct brain networks, with their differential engagement determined as a function of the level of competition between the sensory stimuli...
  20. doi request reprint Auditory hallucinations and reduced language lateralization in schizophrenia: a meta-analysis of dichotic listening studies
    Sebastian Ocklenburg
    Department of Biological and Medical Psychology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 19:410-8. 2013
    ..45). These effect sizes suggest that reduced language lateralization is a weak trait marker for schizophrenia as such and a strong trait marker for the experience of auditory hallucinations within the schizophrenia population...
  21. pmc The right planum temporale is involved in stimulus-driven, auditory attention--evidence from transcranial magnetic stimulation
    Marco Hirnstein
    Department of Biological and Medical Psychology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    PLoS ONE 8:e57316. 2013
    ..Taken together, our findings point to a new function of the PT in addition to auditory perception: particularly the right PT is involved in stimulus selection and (stimulus-driven), auditory attention...
  22. pmc Resting-state glutamate level in the anterior cingulate predicts blood-oxygen level-dependent response to cognitive control
    Liv E Falkenberg
    Department of Biological and Medical Psychology, University of Bergen, 5009 Bergen, Norway
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:5069-73. 2012
    ..Thus, we show here that individual variability of glutamate levels is directly related to how the brain implements cognitive control...
  23. doi request reprint Language lateralization and cognitive control across the menstrual cycle assessed with a dichotic-listening paradigm
    Helene Hjelmervik
    Department of Biological and Medical Psychology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 37:1866-75. 2012
    ..The study further suggests that the degree of cognitive control demands of a given task is important to consider when investigating lateralization across the menstrual cycle...
  24. doi request reprint A forced-attention dichotic listening fMRI study on 113 subjects
    Kristiina Kompus
    Department of Biological and Medical Psychology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Brain Lang 121:240-7. 2012
    ....
  25. doi request reprint The effects of background noise on dichotic listening to consonant-vowel syllables: An fMRI study
    Sarah Dos Santos Sequeira
    Department of Biological and Medical Psychology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Laterality 15:577-96. 2010
    ..The effects of noise on brain activation are discussed with regard to pre-activation mechanisms...
  26. pmc The role of the primary auditory cortex in the neural mechanism of auditory verbal hallucinations
    Kristiina Kompus
    Department of Biological and Medical Psychology, University of Bergen Bergen, Norway
    Front Hum Neurosci 7:144. 2013
    ..The context-appropriate modulation of the PAC may be a protective factor in non-clinical hallucinations...
  27. ncbi request reprint The effect of stimulus intensity on the right ear advantage in dichotic listening
    Kenneth Hugdahl
    Department of Biological and Medical Psychology Cognitive NeuroScience Group, University of Bergen, Norway
    Neurosci Lett 431:90-4. 2008
    ..This finding could have implications for theories of auditory laterality and hemispheric asymmetry for phonological processing...
  28. doi request reprint Deficits in inhibitory executive functions in Klinefelter (47, XXY) syndrome
    Kristiina Kompus
    Department of Biological and Medical Psychology, University of Bergen, Norway
    Psychiatry Res 189:135-40. 2011
    ..Such improved understanding of the nature of executive dysfunctions in XXY males may aid the development of specific neuropsychological rehabilitation strategies...
  29. doi request reprint The "paradoxical" engagement of the primary auditory cortex in patients with auditory verbal hallucinations: a meta-analysis of functional neuroimaging studies
    Kristiina Kompus
    Department of Biological and Medical Psychology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Neuropsychologia 49:3361-9. 2011
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Structural white matter asymmetries in relation to functional asymmetries during speech perception and production
    Sebastian Ocklenburg
    Department of Biological and Medical Psychology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway Electronic address
    Neuroimage 83:1088-97. 2013
    ..Moreover, they also show that specific localized white matter asymmetries might be of greater relevance for functional activation asymmetries than microstructural features of whole pathways. ..
  31. doi request reprint Cognitive control deficits in adolescents born with very low birth weight (≤ 1500 g): evidence from dichotic listening
    Josef J Bless
    Department of Medical Imaging, MR Center, St Olav s Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    Scand J Psychol 54:179-87. 2013
    ..Deficits emerge in situations of increasing cognitive conflict and can be related to measures of executive functions as well as morphology...
  32. pmc "Right on all Occasions?" - On the Feasibility of Laterality Research Using a Smartphone Dichotic Listening Application
    Josef J Bless
    Department of Biological and Medical Psychology, University of Bergen Bergen, Norway
    Front Psychol 4:42. 2013
    ..Furthermore, the present findings support the feasibility of using smartphones in conducting large-scale field experiments...