Department of Psychology

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Department projects

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Nosewise: a video game platform for smell-based brain training
01/07/2015 - 31/12/2019

Video games and video game culture are a pervasive cultural trend and a booming global industry. Game design principles are useful to psychological researchers in designing “brain training” games for the enhancement of cognitive capacity. In the aging population, brain trainin...


Top-down control in selective attention
01/01/2016 - 31/12/2019

In everyday life, we need to selectively attend to task-relevant events while ignoring distracters. This top-down control is critical for selective attention, but its mechanisms are unclear. Working memory (WM) resources appear to be critical. In support, in individuals with l...


Echolocation training: Learning to use spatial information in sound reflections
01/01/2017 - 31/12/2019

Recent results from the applicant’s research showed that blind listeners were much better than sighted in extracting a specific type of spatial information in sound reflections. It was hypothesized that this blind-over-sighted advantage was related to the blind’s experience an...


The smell of prejudice: An interdisciplinary investigation of the link between prejudice and body odor disgust sensitivity
01/11/2016 - 31/12/2019

The current refugee crisis poses new challenges to integration policies in Sweden and other societies, as the crisis might provide a fertile ground for increased prejudice towards out-groups. We will investigate the potential relationship between ethnic prejudice and disgust e...


Urbana akustikskärmar
01/01/2013 - 31/12/2018

Syfte och mål

I större städer utgör höga ljudnivåer från vägtrafik ett stort och växande miljöproblem. Akustiska skärmar upplevs ofta som fysiska barriärer och estetiskt oönskade, vilket...


Scandinavian Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology
01/01/2016 - 31/12/2018

Work and Organizational Psychology has a long and strong tradition in the Nordic countries and has traditionally focussed on work environment issues such as psychosocial working conditions, meaningfulness and influence at work for example. The focus on intervention and evaluat...


Offloading multiple deadlines: Individual differences in multitasking at the behavioral and neural level
01/01/2016 - 31/12/2018

Although multitasking (MT) is a daily requirement, still little is known about its nature. To this end, I aim to investigate the mechanisms and individual differences of MT in this postdoc project. More specifically, in three studies I plan to test central predictions of the s...


Gender neutral pronouns: Attitudes and cognitive effects.
01/01/2015 - 31/12/2018
Har hen kommit för att stanna i svenskan? Flera språk har könsneutrala pronomen men svenskan tycks vara det första språket i världen som kan komma att kombinera tre pronomen, två traditionellt könsspecifika och ett nytt neutralt pronomen...

Extending working lives: Factors involved in older workers’ willingness and possibility to stay in the workforce and employers’ attitudes towards older people’s labor market participation
01/01/2015 - 31/12/2018

The population in most countries is rapidly ageing, which threatens the sustainability of pension and social security systems and possibly create labor shortages. Although Sweden has high labor force participation among older workers compared to most countries, there is a subs...


The pedagogic school environment, academic achievements, epigenetic mechanisms and mental health in early adolescence
01/01/2012 - 31/12/2017
Syfte: Programmet syftar till att kartlägga hur skolans lärandemiljö påverkar den psykiska hälsan i tidig tonår. Det finns tydliga belägg för att skolgång och skolprestationer under barn- och ungdomsåren har stark koppling til...


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