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  • Abdullah, Nzar Rauf (Elsevier BV, 2019-12)
    The transport properties of a wire-dot system coupled to a quantized single photon with linear polarization in a 3D-cavity is theoretically studied using a quantum master equation. The system is also coupled to a photon reservoir, environment. We ...
  • Ásgeirsson, Árni; Kristjansson, Arni (Frontiers Media SA, 2014-04-10)
    Consistent financial reward of particular features influences the allocation of visual attention in many ways. More surprising are 1-trial reward priming effects on attention where reward schedules are random and reward on one trial influences attentional ...
  • Ludyga, Sebastian; Koutsandréou, Flora; Reuter, Eva-Maria; Voelcker-Rehage, Claudia; Budde, Henning (MDPI AG, 2019-02-04)
    Whereas aerobic training has found to be beneficial for inhibitory control, less is known on the efficiency of other exercise types in children. The present study compared the effects of aerobic and coordinative training on behavioral and neurophysiological ...
  • Young, Susan; Emilsson, Brynjar; Sigurdsson, Jon Fridrik; Khondoker, Mizanur; Philipp-Wiegmann, Florence; Baldursson, Gísli; Ólafsdóttir, Halldóra; Gudjonsson, Gisli (Springer Nature, 2016-10-17)
    Studies assessing psychological treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adults are increasingly reported. However, functional outcomes are often neglected in favour of symptom outcomes. We investigated functional outcomes in 95 ...
  • Interrante, Mary K.; Segal, Hannah; Peshkin, Beth N.; Valdimarsdottir, Heiddis; Nusbaum, Rachel; Similuk, Morgan; DeMarco, Tiffani; Hooker, Gillian; Graves, Kristi; Isaacs, Claudine; Wood, Marie; McKinnon, Wendy; Garber, Judy; McCormick, Shelley; Heinzmann, Jessica; Kinney, Anita Y.; Schwartz, Marc D. (Oxford University Press (OUP), 2017-09-01)
    Background: Telephone delivery of genetic counseling is an alternative to in-person genetic counseling because it may extend the reach of genetic counseling. Previous reports have established the noninferiority of telephone counseling on short-term ...
  • Pogge von Strandmann, Philip A. E.; Burton, Kevin W.; Snæbjörnsdóttir, Sandra Ósk; Sigfússon, Bergur; Aradóttir, Edda S.; Gunnarsson, Ingvi; Alfreðsson, Helgi A.; Mesfin, Kiflom G.; Oelkers, Eric H.; Gíslason, Sigurður Reynir (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2019-04-30)
    The engineered removal of atmospheric CO 2 is now considered a key component of mitigating climate warming below 1.5 °C. Mineral carbonation is a potential negative emissions technique that, in the case of Iceland’s CarbFix experiment, precipitates ...
  • Chetverikov, Andrey; Campana, Gianluca; Kristjansson, Arni (Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), 2017-02-28)
    We recently demonstrated that observers are capable of encoding not only summary statistics, such as mean and variance of stimulus ensembles, but also the shape of the ensembles. Here, for the first time, we show the learning dynamics of this process, ...
  • Smith, Dirk; Helgason, Hannes; Sulem, Patrick; Björnsdóttir, Unnur Steina; Lim, Ai Ching; Sveinbjornsson, Gardar; Hasegawa, Haruki; Brown, Michael; Ketchem, Randal R.; Gavala, Monica; Garrett, Logan; Jónasdóttir, Aðalbjörg; Jónasdóttir, Áslaug; Sigurðsson, Ásgeir; Magnússon, Ólafur T.; Eyjólfsson, Guðmundur I.; Ólafsson, Ísleifur; Önundarson, Páll Torfi; Sigurðardóttir, Ólöf; Gíslason, Davíð; Gíslason, Þórarinn; Ludviksson, Bjorn; Lúðvíksdóttir, Dóra; Boezen, H. Marike; Heinzmann, Andrea; Krueger, Marcus; Porsbjerg, Celeste; Ahluwalia, Tarunveer S.; Waage, Johannes; Backer, Vibeke; Deichmann, Klaus A.; Koppelman, Gerard H.; Bønnelykke, Klaus; Bisgaard, Hans; Másson, Gísli; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Gudbjartsson, Daniel; Johnston, James A.; Jonsdottir, Ingileif; Stefansson, Kari (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2017-03-08)
    IL-33 is a tissue-derived cytokine that induces and amplifies eosinophilic inflammation and has emerged as a promising new drug target for asthma and allergic disease. Common variants at IL33 and IL1RL1, encoding the IL-33 receptor ST2, associate with ...
  • Björnsson, Þorsteinn; Þórólfsdóttir, Rósa B.; Sveinbjornsson, Gardar; Sulem, Patrick; Norðdahl, Guðmundur L.; Helgadóttir, Anna; Grétarsdóttir, Sólveig; Magnusdóttir, Auður; Danielsen, Ragnar; Sigurðsson, Emil Lárus; Adalsteinsdottir, Berglind; Gunnarsson, Sverrir I; Jonsdottir, Ingileif; Arnar, Davíð O.; Helgason, Hróðmar; Gudbjartsson, Tomas; Gudbjartsson, Daniel; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Holm, Hilma; Stefansson, Kari (Oxford University Press (OUP), 2018-03-24)
    Aims Coarctation of the aorta (CoA) accounts for 4-8% of congenital heart defects (CHDs) and confers substantial morbidity despite treatment. It is increasingly recognized as a highly heritable condition. The aim of the study was to search for sequence ...
  • Helgadottir, Anna; Sulem, Patrick; Thorgeirsson, Gudmundur; Grétarsdóttir, Sólveig; Thorleifsson, Gudmar; Jensson, Brynjar Örn; Arnadottir, Gudny; Olafsson, Isleifur; Eyjólfsson, Guðmundur I.; Sigurdardottir, Olof; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Gudbjartsson, Daniel; Holm, Hilma; Stefansson, Kari (Oxford University Press (OUP), 2018-03-27)
    Aims Scavenger receptor Class B Type 1 (SR-BI) is a major receptor for high-density lipoprotein (HDL) that promotes hepatic uptake of cholesterol from HDL. A rare mutation p.P376L, in the gene encoding SR-BI, SCARB1, was recently reported to associate ...
  • Sigfusson, Bergur (University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, 2009)
    This thesis studied the volcanic and geothermal source of arsenic (As) and its fate in shallow ground waters and upon entering the ocean by means of experimental and field measurements combined with geochemical modeling. Arsenic enters the atmosphere ...
  • Kristinsdóttir, Bjarnheiður; Hreinsdóttir, Freyja; Lavicza, Zsolt (University of Copenhagen, 2018-09-05)
    Teachers who encounter difficulties when implementing technology in their classes often hesitate to give it another try. They expect too many technical problems to emerge, reducing time spent on learning mathematics. Still, if a task requires only ...
  • Perkin, Samuel (2018-02)
    Power system operation is concerned with supplying electricity to society in a reliable manner. Reliability has traditionally been managed through use of the deterministic N-1 criterion. The EU FP7 GARPUR research project proposes that Transmission ...
  • Ottelin, Juudit (Unigrafia, Helsinki, 2016-11)
    Climate change mitigation in the built environment encompasses various mitigation measures, such as energy efficient buildings, spatial planning instruments and other policies targeting the emissions resulting from transport. However, studies on the ...
  • Scully, Sean; Orlygsson, Johann (MDPI AG, 2014-12-24)
    There is an increased interest in using thermophilic bacteria for the production of bioethanol from complex lignocellulosic biomass due to their higher operating temperatures and broad substrate range. This review focuses upon the main genera ...
  • McKelvey, Maureen; Saemundsson, Rognvaldur; Zaring, Olof (Oxford University Press (OUP), 2018-01-19)
    This article focuses upon issues that public policy makers need to address, when trying to stimulate world-leading research into new areas, which are potentially also valuable to solving societal challenges. Our analysis helps contribute to the theoretical ...
  • Koziel, Slawomir; Bekasiewicz, Adrian (Walter de Gruyter GmbH, 2015-09-23)
    This paper addresses computationally feasible multi-objective optimization of antenna structures. We review two recent techniques that utilize the multi-objective evolutionary algorithm (MOEA) working with fast antenna replacement models (surrogates) ...
  • Martin, Peter; Dalmannsdottir, Sigridur; í Gerdinum, Jens Ivan; Halland, Hilde; Hermannsson, Jónatan; Kavanagh, Vanessa; MacKenzie, Katrin; Reykdal, Ólafur; Russell, Joanne; Sveinsson, Sæmundur; Thomsen, Mette; Wishart, John (Springer Nature, 2017-10-26)
    Although grass dominates most agricultural systems in the North Atlantic region (NAR), spring barley is the most important cereal and is used for animal feed and food and drink products. Recent changes in climate have resulted in warmer conditions ...
  • Silva, Ana I.; Ulfarsson, Magnus; Stefansson, Hreinn; Gústafsson, Ómar; Walters, G. Bragi; Linden, David E.J.; Wilkinson, Lawrence S.; Drakesmith, Mark; Owen, Michael J.; Hall, Jeremy; Stefansson, Kari (Elsevier BV, 2019-04-01)
    Background: The 15q11.2 BP1-BP2 cytogenetic region has been associated with learning and motor delays, autism, and schizophrenia. This region includes a gene that codes for the cytoplasmic FMR1 interacting protein 1 (CYFIP1). The CYFIP1 protein is ...
  • Young, Susan; Asherson, Philip; Colley, Bill; Gudjonsson, Gisli; Müller, Ulrich; Paul, Moli; Pitts, Mark; Arif, Muhammad; Adamou, Marios; McCarthy, Jane; Hollis, Chris; Coghill, David (Biomed Central LTD, 2016-08-26)
    The aim of this consensus statement was to discuss transition of patients with ADHD from child to adult healthcare services, and formulate recommendations to facilitate successful transition. An expert workshop was convened in June 2012 by the UK Adult ...