Postal address

Department of Psychology Norwegian University of Science and Technology 7491 Trondheim Norway
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Leif Edward Ottesen Kennair

Professor

Background and activities

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications

  • Grøntvedt, Trond Viggo; Kennair, Leif Edward Ottesen. (2013) Age preferences in a gender egalitarian society. The Journal of Social, Evolutionary, and Cultural Psychology. volum 7 (3).
  • Hjemdal, Odin; Hagen, Roger; Kennair, Leif Edward Ottesen; Solem, Stian; Wells, Adrian; Nordahl, Hans Morten. (2013) Metacognition as predictors of outcome in a randomized controlled treatment trial of GAD and their relationship with resilience. Second International Conference of Metacognitive Therapy - Programme and Abstracts.
  • Kennair, Leif Edward Ottesen; Mehmetoglu, Mehmet; Grøntvedt, Trond Viggo. (2013) Factors predicting the probability of women initiating sex in relationships. Human Behavior & Evolution Society - Program.
  • Solem, Stian; Hagen, Kristen; Hansen, Bjarne; Vogel, Patrick A.; Hagen, Roger; Hjemdal, Odin; Wells, Adrian; Kennair, Leif Edward Ottesen; Nordahl, Hans Morten. (2013) Metacognition in generalized anxiety disorder, social phobia, and obsessive-compulsive disorder and relationship with treatment outcome. Second International Conference of Metacognitive Therapy - Programme and Abstracts.
  • Hattori, Wallisen Tadashi; Grøntvedt, Trond Viggo; Kennair, Leif Edward Ottesen. (2012) On Human Sociosexual Orientation and Mate value. The 14th conference on Social and Community psychology - Conference abstracts.
  • Kennair, Leif Edward Ottesen; Bendixen, Mons. (2012) Sociosexuality as predictor of sexual harassment and coercion in female and male high school students. Evolution and human behavior. volum 33 (5).
  • Bendixen, Mons; Kennair, Leif Edward Ottesen. (2011) Judgment of the effectiveness of competitor derogation and strategic self-promotion in world's most egalitarian culture. Human behavior & Evolution Society - 23rd Annual Conference 2011- Collection of abstracts.
  • Grøntvedt, Trond Viggo; Kennair, Leif Edward Ottesen. (2011) Mate value, current partner and ideal partners in a gender egalitarian society. Human behavior & Evolution Society - 23rd Annual Conference 2011- Collection of abstracts.
  • Kennair, Leif Edward Ottesen. (2011) Treating Biophobia: Exposure to a Few Relevant Findings from Behavioural Genetics and Evolutionary Psychology and a Critique of Maladaptive Avoidance (aka ‘social reductionism’). Genetic Brainwash Conference on issues raised in the TV-series `Hjernevask`.
  • Kennair, Leif Edward Ottesen; Nordeide, Julia Jin Ese; Andreassen, Silje; Strønen, Johanne; Pallesen, Ståle. (2011) Sex Differences in Jealousy: A Study from Norway. Nordic Psychology. volum 63 (1).
  • Sandseter, Ellen Beate Hansen; Kennair, Leif Edward Ottesen. (2011) Children’s Risky Play from an Evolutionary Perspective: The Anti-Phobic Effects of Thrilling Experiences. Evolutionary Psychology. volum 9 (2).
  • Grøntvedt, Trond Viggo; Kennair, Leif Edward Ottesen. (2010) Individuelle adaptive forskjeller: Evolusjonær Personlighetspsykologi. Psykologisk tidsskrift.
  • Grøntvedt, Trond Viggo; Kennair, Leif Edward Ottesen. (2010) Mate value, current partner and ideal partners. The 12th Coference on Social and Community Psychology - Programme, Conference abstracts, List of participants.
  • Kennair, Leif Edward Ottesen. (2010) Evolusjon av psykopatologi og normalitet. Den 7. norske psykologiprosessen 2010. Mot normalt Normalitet og avvik i psykologien.
  • Kennair, Leif Edward Ottesen; Grøntvedt, Trond Viggo. (2010) Norway as a cross-cultural lab for evolutionary psychology. The 12th Coference on Social and Community Psychology - Programme, Conference abstracts, List of participants.
  • Kennair, Leif Edward Ottesen; Grøntvedt, Trond Viggo; Buss, DM.; Meston, CM.. (2010) Why Norwegians have sex?. The Human Behavior and Evolution Society 22nd Annual Meeting. volum 22.
  • Kennair, Leif Edward Ottesen; Hagen, K.; Kaasa, H.; Isaksen, L.; Pedersen, L.; Svangtun, S.; Pallesen, S.. (2010) Masculinized bodies (D2:D4 ratio) predict masculine jealousy responses. The Human Behavior and Evolution Society 22nd Annual Meeting.
  • Nysæter, Tor Erik; Kennair, Leif Edward Ottesen. (2009) Hvor ble det av de multiple personlighetene?. Skepsis.
  • Kennair, Leif Edward Ottesen. (2009) Evolutionary Psychology and Bioaestetics. CONDITIONS magazine.
  • Kennair, Leif Edward Ottesen. (2009) Frykt for fobibehandling - faglig forsømmelse. Psykologisk tidsskrift. volum 12 (3).