In short

I am a cognitive neuroscientist based in Oslo, Norway, and works at the Center for Lifespan Changes in Brain and Cognition. I’m passionate about cognitive neuroscience, using R and teaching the world the wonders of R. Doing all I can to improve gender diversity in the R-community though RLadies-Oslo.


2012 - 2016     PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Oslo
2009 - 2011     MPhil in Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Oslo
2005 - 2009     BA in Cognitive Psychology, University of Oslo


KB Walhovd, AM Fjell, R Westerhausen, L Nyberg, KP Ebmeier, … (2018) Healthy minds from 0–100 years: Optimising the use of European brain imaging cohorts (“Lifebrain”) European Psychiatry 47, 76-87

AM Mowinckel, D Alnæs, ML Pedersen, S Ziegler, M Fredriksen, … (2017) Increased default-mode variability is related to reduced task-performance and is evident in adults with ADHD NeuroImage: Clinical 16, 369-382

S Ziegler, ML Pedersen, AM Mowinckel, G Biele (2016) Modelling ADHD: a review of ADHD theories through their predictions for computational models of decision-making and reinforcement learning Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews 71, 633-656

A Mowinckel (2016) Chronic fatigue syndrome and experience with the Lightning Process TIDSSKRIFT FOR DEN NORSKE LAEGEFORENING 136 (7), 588-588

AM Mowinckel, ML Pedersen, E Eilertsen, G Biele (2015) A meta-analysis of decision-making and attention in adults with ADHD Journal of Attention Disorders 19 (5), 355-367

AM Mowinckel, T Espeseth, LT Westlye (2012) Network-specific effects of age and in-scanner subject motion: a resting-state fMRI study of 238 healthy adults Neuroimage 63 (3), 1364-1373