Patrik Sörqvist, profilbild

Patrik Sörqvist


Research subject: Environmental Science


About the researcher

I am an experimental psychologist. My research interests include cognitive psychology, environmental psychology and behavioral economics.

Behavioral aspects of economics, accounting, marketing, consumption, environment and sustainability.

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Current Research

A new perspective on working memory and its relation to attention and learning

Financially supported by a grant from the Swedish Research Council (2,250,000 SEK) awarded to Patrik Sörqvist (Co-PI: Marsh).


  • Professor, Environmental Psychology, University of Gävle (2015-)
  • University Lecturer, Environmental Psychology, University of Gävle (2011-2015)
  • Post doc, Cognitive Hearing Science, Linköping University (2010-2011)
  • Ph.D. student, Engineering Psychology, University of Gävle (2007-2010)
  • University Teacher, Psychology, University of Gävle (2006-2007)
  • Teacher Assistant, Psychology, University of Gävle (2005-2006)

Other work experiences of relevance

  • Guest researcher at Cardiff University 1st Feb 2010 - 1st April 2010


  • Professor, Environmental Psychology, University of Gävle (December, 2015)
  • Associate Professor, Cognitive Hearing Science, Linköping University (May, 2011)
  • Philosophy Doctoral Degree, Luleå University of Technology (June, 2010)
  • Master of Social Science, University of Gävle (February, 2006)

Editorial responsibilities

  • Specialty Chief Editor of Environmental Psychology, subsection of Frontiers in Psychology (since April 2016)

Invited referee assignments for the following journals

  • ​Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition
  • Journal of Environmental Psychology
  • Journal of Cognitive Psychology
  • British Journal of Psychology
  • Noise and Health
  • Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition
  • Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology
  • Frontiers in Psychology
  • Memory and Cognition
  • Behavioral Neuroscience
  • International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology
  • Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research
  • Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics
  • Applied Cognitive Psychology
  • Perceptual and Motor Skills
  • Sustainable Production and Consumption
  • Applied Acoustics
  • Noise Control Engineering Journal
  • Global Ecology and Conservation
  • British Food Journal
  • Journal of Economic Psychology
  • Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics
  • Journal of Consumer Policy
  • Appetite
  • International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health

Invited to review papers for the World Health Organization

  • Environmental noise guidelines for the European region


  • Stiftelsen Göranssonska fondens scholarship for excellence in research 2014

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