Lisa Thorell

Lisa Thorell

Professor | Docent
Visiting address: Nobels väg 9, 17165 Stockholm
Postal address: K8 Klinisk neurovetenskap, K8 Psykologi Thorell, 171 77 Stockholm

About me

  • Education
    1997 - Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Uppsala University

    2003 - Ph.D. in Psychology, Uppsala University

    2008 - Associate professor (docent), Uppsala University

    Academic honours, awards and prizes
    2005 - Royal Academy of Sciences (National Committee of Psychology), Young researcher’s award

    2009 - CHADD and Family Issues Award for most innovative article with relevance for family issues and ADHD


  • The research conducted in my group involves cognitive functioning and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children, adolescents and adults. More specifically, we examine the following aspects
  • 1) early cognitive deficits in relation to later behavior problems, 2) possible mediators in the link between ADHD symptoms and poor academic achievement, 3) the link between emotion regulation and peer problems, 4) the development of questionnaire and laboratory measures of executive functioning and emotion regulation


All other publications



  • Professor, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, 2023-

Degrees and Education

  • Docent, Uppsala Universitet, 2008

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