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.
Lindegren, D., Nykänen, A. & Ljung, R. (2018). The AMR-NB voice codec reduces the listener’s capacity to recall speech. Acta Acoustica united with Acustica, 104 (3), 381-384. 10.3813/AAA.919181
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
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
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
MacCutcheon, D., Pausch, F., Fels, J. & Ljung, R. (2017). The relationship between working memory and second language speech reception thresholds in sequential bilingual children. APCAM 2017 : 16th Annual Auditory Perception, Cognition, and Action Meeting. S. 14-14.