Linda Larsen

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Postal address Postboks 1140 Blindern 0318 OSLO

Academic interests

  • Developmental reading difficulties
  • Reading development
  • Reading intervention
  • Cognitive Science
  • Development and validation of assessment tools


Higher Education

  • 2009-2013: PhD in Cognitive Science (Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia). Thesis title: Grapheme-phoneme correspondence knowledge in typical and atypical Readers
  • 2007: Bachelor of Science - Psychology (Honours) (Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia)
  • 2003-2006: Bachelor of Science - Psychology (Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia)

Employment history

Teaching Experience





  • Larsen, Linda; Kohnen, Saskia; McArthur, Genevieve & Nickels, Lyndsey (2018). An investigation of grapheme parsing and grapheme-phoneme knowledge in two children with dyslexia. Reading and writing.  ISSN 0922-4777.  31(4), s 991- 1015 . doi: 10.1007/s11145-018-9823-z Full text in Research Archive.
  • Biedermann, Britta; de Lissa, Peter; Mahajan, Yatin; Polito, Vince; Badcock, Nicholas; Conners, Michael H; Quinto, Lena; Larsen, Linda & McArthur, Genevieve M (2016). Meditation and auditory attention: An ERP study of meditators and non-meditators. International Journal of Psychophysiology.  ISSN 0167-8760.  109, s 63- 70 . doi:
  • Larsen, Linda; Kohnen, Saskia; Nickels, Lyndsey & McArthur, Genevieve (2015). The Letter-Sound Test (LeST): A reliable and valid comprehensive measure of grapheme-phoneme knowledge. Australian Journal of Learning Difficulties.  ISSN 1940-4158.  20(2), s 129- 142
  • McArthur, Genevieve; Kohnen, Saskia; Jones, Kristy; Eve, Pip; Banales, Erin; Larsen, Linda & Castles, Anne (2015). Replicability of sight word training and phonics training in poor readers: A randomised controlled trial. PeerJ.  ISSN 2167-8359. . doi: 10.7717/peerj.922
  • McArthur, Genevieve; Castles, Anne; Kohnen, Saskia; Larsen, Linda; Jones, Kristy; Anadakumar, Thushara & Banales, Erin (2013). Sight word and phonics training in children with dyslexia. Journal of Learning Disabilities.  ISSN 0022-2194.  48(4), s 391- 407 . doi: 10.1177/0022219413504996
  • McArthur, Genevieve; Jones, Kristy; Anadakumar, Thushara; Castles, Anne; Larsen, Linda & Coltheart, Max (2013). A Test of Everyday Reading Comprehension (TERC). Australian Journal of Learning Difficulties.  ISSN 1940-4158.  18(1), s 35- 85 . doi: 10.1080/19404158.2013.779588
  • McArthur, Genevieve; Kohnen, Saskia; Larsen, Linda; Jones, Kristy; Anandakumar, Thushara; Banales, Erin & Castles, Anne (2013). Getting to grips with the heterogeneity of developmental dyslexia. Cognitive Neuropsychology.  ISSN 0264-3294.  30(1), s 1- 24 . doi: 10.1080/02643294.2013.784192
  • McArthur, Genevieve; Eve, Pip; Jones, Kristy; Banales, Erin; Kohnen, Saskia; Anandakumar, Thushara; Larsen, Linda; Marinus, Eva; Wang, Hua-Chen & Castles, Anne (2012). Phonics training for English-speaking poor readers. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.  ISSN 1469-493X.  12 . doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD009115.pub2
  • Castles, Anne; Coltheart, Max; Larsen, Linda; Jones, Pip; Saunders, Steve & McArthur, Genevieve (2009). Assessing the basic components of reading: A revision of the Castles and Coltheart test with new norms. Australian Journal of Learning Difficulties.  ISSN 1940-4158. . doi: 10.1080/19404150902783435

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  • Karlsen, Jannicke; Larsen, Linda; Hjetland, Hanne Næss; Snowling, Margareth & Melby-Lervåg, Monica (2018). The relationship between socioeconomic factors and language comprehension: A systematic review.
  • Larsen, Linda; Hjetland, Hanne Næss & Schauber, Stefan Kilian (2018). The development of letter-name knowledge in Norwegian 4-6-year-old children.
  • Larsen, Linda (2017, 28. november). Mener førsteklassinger lærer bokstavene for fort. [Internett]. nettavis med nyheter fra norsk og internasjon.
  • Larsen, Linda (2017, 12. desember). Raske bokstaver. [Radio].  Ekko, NRK.

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