Stefan Winblad

Senior Lecturer

Department of Psychology
Visiting address
Haraldsgatan 1
41314 Göteborg
Postal address
Box 500
40530 Göteborg

About Stefan Winblad


Senior lecturer, PhD, associate professor, licensed psychologist, CBT education level 2


Course leader and lecturer in biological psychology and clinical neuropsychology in the Psychologist program, basic and advanced courses in neuropsychology, as well as specialized advanced courses for psychologists in clinical neuropsychology. Additionally, I am a course leader and examiner for the thesis work in the Psychologist program. I teach scientific method, ethics and law for psychologists and psychotherapists. I supervise students at the basic, advanced, and research levels.

Research Interest

My research focuses on neuropsychology, specifically how diseases, injuries, and congenital variations affect cognition and emotional life.

Member of the research group Integrative Cognitive Neuroscience Lab (ICONLab) at the University of Gothenburg:

Ongoing Research

Mapping and monitoring cognitive impairments in neuromuscular and neurological diseases, cognitive dysfunctions in carriers of neuromuscular diseases, neuropsychological effects of premenstrual dysphoria, stroke, epilepsy and social decision-making in schizophrenia. Development and evaluation of measurement methods for assessing self-reported cognitive impairments, screening procedures, as well as emotion and social cognition.

Selected Publications

Gröndal M, Ask K, Winblad S. The distinction between irritability and anger and their associations with impulsivity and subjective wellbeing. Sci Rep. 2023.

Ljunggren S, Winblad S, Hällgren Graneheim U, Malmgren K, Ozanne A. Experiences of emotional and psychosocial functioning after frontal lobe resection for epilepsy. Epilepsy Behav. 2021.

Winblad S, Samuelsson L, Lindberg C, Meola G. Cognition in myotonic dystrophy type 1: a 5-year follow-up study. EJON. 2016.

Skoog B, Runmarker B, Winblad S, Ekholm S, Andersen O. A representative cohort of patients with non-progressive multiple sclerosis at the age of normal life expectancy. Brain. 2012.

Winblad S, Lindberg C, Hansen S. Cognitive deficits and CTG repeat expansion size in classical myotonic dystrophy type 1 (DM1). Behav Brain Funct. 2006.