Geir Overskeid
Professor of psychology

Research interests
General psychology. Koro.

Some publications  
Overskeid, G. (2018). Do we need the environment to explain operant behavior?

          Frontiers in Psychology, 9, 1-6.

Overskeid, G. (2018). Bør nevrotikeren lære å elske sin neste? Tidsskrift for Norsk

          Psykologforening, 55, 195-200.

Overskeid, G. (2016). Power and autistic traits. Frontiers in Psychology, 7, 1-22.

Overskeid, G., Grønnerød, C., & Simonton, D. K. (2012). The personality of a nonperson:

Gauging the inner Skinner. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 7, 187-


Overskeid, G. (2009). Dårlige følelser på jobb – og betraktninger om hva man kan gjøre

med dem. I P. Ø. Saksvik & K. Nytrø (red.) (2009). Klinisk organisasjons-

psykologi (s. 13-40). Oslo: Cappelen Akademisk Forlag.

Overskeid, G. (2007). Looking for Skinner and finding Freud. American Psychologist,

          62, 590-595.

Kaufmann, G., Drevland, G. C. B., Wessel, E., Overskeid, G., & Magnussen, S. (2003).

The importance of being earnest: Displayed emotions and witness credibility.

Applied Cognitive Psychology, 17, 21-34.


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Geir Overskeid
Department of Psychology
University of Oslo
P.O. Box 1094 Blindern
0317 OSLO

Phone: + 47 2284 5133

Last modified June 5, 2018



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