Dr. Brynja Björk Magnúsdóttir is an Associate Professor at RU Department of Psychology and a Clinical Neuropsychologist at Landspitali – The National University Hospital of Iceland.
She received her PhD in 2009 from Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience at King´s College London. Her research focus has been on cognitive function in adults. She has studied the association between genetics and cognitive function in people with psychosis, and the effects of cognitive training for the same patient group on cognition, daily functioning and quality of life. Current research includes studies on cognitive health among older adults, the effects of behavioral activation for people with bipolar disorder, and brain activity in people with psychosis.