Robert Ljung

Robert Ljung

Applied Psychology
Faculty of Engineering and Sustainable Development


Operator: +46 26-64 85 00
Phone: +46 26-64 81 62
Mobile: +46 76-257 47 36

My main research interests are how different acoustical conditions affect our cognitive ability.

The studies that I perform are mainly linked to school environment and students cognitive performance.

Recent publications

MacCutcheon, D., Hurtig, A., Pausch, F., Hygge, S., Fels, J. & Ljung, R. (2019). Second language vocabulary level is related to benefits for second language listening comprehension under lower reverberation time conditions. Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 31 (2), 175-185. 10.1080/20445911.2019.1575387 [More information]
MacCutcheon, D., Pausch, F., Fels, J. & Ljung, R. (2018). The effect of language, spatial factors, masker type and memory span on speech-in-noise thresholds in sequential bilingual children. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, 59 (6), 567-577. 10.1111/sjop.12466 [More information]
Marsh, J., Ljung, R., Jahncke, H., MacCutcheon, D., Pausch, F., Ball, L. & Vachon, F. (2018). Why are background telephone conversations distracting?. Journal of experimental psychology. Applied, 24 (2), 222-235. 10.1037/xap0000170 [More information]
Kabanshi, A., Wigö, H., Ljung, R. & Sörqvist, P. (2017). Human perception of room temperature and intermittent air jet cooling in a classroom. Indoor + Built Environment, 26 (4), 528-537. 10.1177/1420326X16628931 [More information]
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