Research presentation

Mårten Eriksson

Blev 2017 professor i hälsofrämjande arbetsliv vid HiG och undervisar vid HiG.

Research presentation

Mårten Eriksson


Research subject: Psykologi


  • Cognitive development
  • Screening
  • Estimates of peoples age, height and weight



Scholarly articles, refereed

Nayeb, L., Lagerberg, D., Westerlund, M., Sarkadi, A., Lucas, S. & Eriksson, M. (2019). Modifying a language screening tool for three-year-old children identified severe language disorders six months earlier. Acta Paediatrica, 108 (9), 1642-1648. 10.1111/apa.14790 [More information]
Eriksson, M. & Boman, E. (2018). Short is beautiful : Dimensionality and measurement invariance in two length of the Basic Psychological need Satisfaction at work scale. Frontiers in Psychology, 9. 10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00965 [More information]
Eriksson, M. (2017). The Swedish Communicative Development Inventory III : Parent reports on language in preschool children. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 41 (5), 647-654. 10.1177/0165025416644078 [More information]
Langeborg, L. & Eriksson, M. (2016). Anchoring in numeric judgments of visual stimuli. Frontiers in Psychology, 7. 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00225 [More information]
Boman, E., Eriksson, M. & Svedberg, P. (2016). Is perceived autonomy associated with health-related quality of life among adolescents?. Quality of Life Research, 25, 85-85. [More information]
Skoog Waller, S. & Eriksson, M. (2016). Vocal age disguise : the role of fundamental frequency and speech rate and  its perceived effects. Frontiers in Psychology, 7. 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01814 [More information]
Skoog Waller, S., Eriksson, M. & Sörqvist, P. (2015). Can you hear my age? : Influences of speech rate and speech spontaneity on estimation of speaker age. Frontiers in Psychology, 6. 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00978 [More information]
Svedberg, P., Eriksson, M. & Boman, E. (2013). Associations between scores of psychosomatic health symptoms and health-related quality of life in children and adolescents. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, 11 (176). 10.1186/1477-7525-11-176 [More information]
Eriksson, M., Marschik, P., Tulviste, T., Almgren, M., Pérez Pereira, M., Wehberg, S., Marjanovič-Umek, L., Gayraud, F., Kovacevic, M. & Gallego, C. (2012). Differences between girls and boys in emerging language skills : Evidence from 10 language communities. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 30 (2), 326-343. 10.1111/j.2044-835X.2011.02042.x [More information]
Sörqvist, P., Langeborg, L. & Eriksson, M. (2011). Women Assimilate across Gender, Men Don’t : The Role of Gender to the Own-Anchor Effect in Age, Height and Weight Estimates. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 41 (7), 1733-1748. 10.1111/j.1559-1816.2011.00774.x [More information]
Eriksson, M., Westerlund, M. & Miniscalco, C. (2010). Problems and limitations in studies on screening for language delay. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 31 (5), 943-950. 10.1016/j.ridd.2010.04.019 [More information]
Vestlund, J., Langeborg, L., Sörqvist, P. & Eriksson, M. (2009). Experts on age estimation: Cognition and neurosciences. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, 50 (4), 301-307. 10.1111/j.1467-9450.2009.00726.x [More information]
Sörqvist, P. & Eriksson, M. (2007). Effects of training on age estimation. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 21 (1), 131-135. 10.1002/acp.1271 [More information]
Westerlund, M., Berglund, E. & Eriksson, M. (2006). Can severely language delayed 3-year-olds be identified at 18 months? : Evaluation of a screening version of the MacArthur-Bates Communicative Development Inventories. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, 49 (2), 237-247. 10.1044/1092-4388(2006/020) [More information]
Berglund, E., Eriksson, M. & Westerlund, M. (2005). Communicative skills in relation to gender, birth order, childcare and socioeconomic status in 18-month-old children. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, 46 (6), 485-491. 10.1111/j.1467-9450.2005.00480.x [More information]
Westerlund, M., Eriksson, M. & Berglund, E. (2004). A short-term follow-up of children with poor word production at the age of 18 months. Acta Paediatrica, 93 (5), 702-706. 10.1080/08035250410024925 [More information]
Eriksson, M., Westerlund, M. & Berglund, E. (2002). A screening version of the Swedish Communicative Development Inventories designed for use with 18-month-old children.. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, 46 (5), 948-960. 10.1044/1092-4388(2002/077) [More information]
Eriksson, M. (2001). Narratives validate communicative development inventories. Applied Psycholinguistics, 22 (1), 45-60. 10.1017/S0142716401001035 [More information]
Berglund, E., Eriksson, M. & Johansson, I. (2001). Parental reports of spoken language skills in children with Down syndrome.. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, 44 (1), 179-191. [More information]
Berglund, E. & Eriksson, M. (2000). Communicative development in Swedish children 16-28 months old : The Swedish early communicative development inventory - words and sentences. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, 41 (2), 133-144. 10.1111/1467-9450.00181 [More information]
Berglund, E. & Eriksson, M. (2000). Reliability and content validity of a new instrument for assessment of communicative skills and language abilities in young Swedish children. Logopedics, Phoniatrics, Vocology, 25 (4), 176-185. [More information]
Eriksson, M. & Berglund, E. (1999). Swedish early communicative development inventories : words and gestures. First language, 19 (55), 55-90. 10.1177/014272379901905503 [More information]
Eriksson, M. (1989). Development of decontextualization in object naming. Cognitive development, 4 (4), 389-405. 10.1016/S0885-2014(89)90058-0 [More information]


Eriksson, M. (ed.) (2007). Proceedings from the First European Network Meeting on the Communicative Development Inventories : May 24-28 2006 Dubrovnik Croatia. Gävle: University of Gävle. 114 p. [More information]
Eriksson, M., Ylikiiskilä, A. & Berglund, E. (ed.) (2006). Tionde Nordiska Barnspråkssymposiet 18-20 november 2005, Högskolan i Gävle. Gävle: Högskolan i Gävle. 134 p. [More information]

Book chapters

Eriksson, M., Vidman, Å. & Josefsson, B. (2014). Vad i arbete är hälsofrämjande?. Hälsa, livsmiljö och arbetsliv : ur ett socialt arbete-perspektiv. Gävle: Gävle University Press. P. 43-59. [More information]

Conference papers

Eriksson, M. (2013). Substantivsturbo hos tvåspråkiga barn. . [More information]
Eriksson, M. (2007). Sex differences in language development as a topic for cross-cultural comparisons. Proceedings from the First European Network Meeting on the Communicative Development Inventories : May 24-28 2006 Dubrovnik Croatia. P. 103-114. [More information]
Peltola, U. & Eriksson, M. (2006). Tecken som stöd i hörande barns tidiga språktillägnande. Tionde Nordiska Barnsspråkssymposiet 18-20 november 2005, Högskolan i Gävle. Gävle: Högskolan i Gävle. P. 106-112. [More information]


Eriksson, M. & Berglund, E. (2002). Instruments, scoring manual and percentile levels of the Swedish Early Communicative Development Inventory, SECDI. Gävle: Högskolan i Gävle. 45 p. (FOU-rapport 17) [More information]
Eriksson, M. & Hallsten, L. (2000). Arbetsmarknadsförankring, psykisk hälsa och livssituation. Gävle: Högskolan i Gävle. 19 p. (FOU-rapport 8) [More information]
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