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Jessica K Ljungberg

My research interests at the moment spans across the following areas: Attention, Aging, Memory, Brain Training, Distraction, Human-Computer Interaction, Pilot's Work Situation and Education, and Ice Hockey (though the last is probably more of a leisure interest :-)). 

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Affiliated as other position at Department of Psychology
Hus Y, Beteendevetarhuset, Vindarnas torg, Mediagränd 14, D-118A Umeå universitet, Beteendevetarhuset, 901 87 Umeå

Do you know that you can train your brain and improve your memory? One of my research interests is just about it. How can we train our brain and how can we use that knowledge to improve the living conditions of the elderly in society who sometimes live in involuntary loneliness in different retirement homes? Another question is about understanding and improving human behavior in relation to the new and rapidly advanced modern technology. An example of such an area concerns the work situation of the pilots, where effective action in critical situations is a necessity for life. For many years, I have also studied human attention and what happens when we concentrate on a task and something unexpected captures our attention.

I do both ground and applied research and I believe that the collaboration with the industri as well as reaching out to society with research findings is of paramount importance. 

In order to contribute to this exciting research, I have been awarded a very generous research grant from Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation in the form of a Wallenberg Academy Fellow and a co-financing from my own university. Pilot studies are run through a co-funded project with our good partner SAAB support and services and the Industrial Doctoral School at Umeå University.

Aging, Neuropsychology and Cognition, Taylor & Francis Group 2021, Vol. 28, (3) : 392-417
Stenling, Andreas; Eriksson Sörman, Daniel; Lindwall, Magnus; et al.
Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, IOS Press 2020, Vol. 74, (3) : 735-740
Sundström, Anna; Eriksson Sörman, Daniel; Hansson, Patrik; et al.
Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, Springer 2019, Vol. 26, (4) : 1257-1265
Elbe, Pia; Eriksson Sörman, Daniel; Mellqvist, Elin; et al.
Frontiers in Psychology, Frontiers Media S.A. 2019, Vol. 10, (269)
Eriksson Sörman, Daniel; Hansson, Patrik; Körning Ljungberg, Jessica
Frontiers in Psychology, Vol. 10 : 1-12
Eriksson Sörman, Daniel; Hansson, Patrik; Pritschke, Ilona; et al.
PsyCh Journal, John Wiley & Sons 2019, Vol. 8, (2) : 180-186
Hjärtström, Hanna; Eriksson Sörman, Daniel; Körning-Ljungberg, Jessica
Frontiers in Psychology, Frontiers Media S.A. 2019, Vol. 10
Marsh, John E.; Hansson, Patrik; Eriksson Sörman, Daniel; et al.
Frontiers in Psychology, Frontiers Media S.A. 2018, Vol. 9
Eriksson Sörman, Daniel; Körning Ljungberg, Jessica; Rönnlund, Michael
Experimental psychology (Göttingen), Göttingen: Hogrefe & Huber Publishers 2018, Vol. 65, (2) : 61-70
Marsja, Erik; Neely, Gregory; Ljungberg, Jessica K.
PLOS ONE, Vol. 13, (11)
Neely, Gregory; Eriksson Sörman, Daniel; Ljungberg, Jessica K.
PLOS ONE, Vol. 12, (12)
Eriksson Sörman, Daniel; Josefsson, Maria; Marsh, John Everett; et al.
Re-thinking the Senses Spring School - An Interdisciplinary Spring School, Dubrovnik, Croatia, April 3-8, 2017
Marsja, Erik; Marsh Everett, John; Patrik, Hansson; et al.
Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism, Vol. 6, (1-2) : 190-204
Ljungberg, Jessika K.; Hansson, Patrik; Adolfsson, Rolf; et al.
Abstracts of the Psychonomic Society: 57th Annual Meeting : 102-102
Ljungberg K., Jessica; Hjärtström, Hanna; Eriksson Sörman, Daniel
17th International Multisensory Research Forum (IMRF 2016), Suzhou, China, June 15-18, 2016
Marsja, Erik; Marsh, John Everett; Neely, Gregory; et al.
56th Annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Chicago, USA, November 19-22, 2015
Ljungberg K., Jessica; Parmentier, Fabrice
Fechner Day 2015. 31st Annual Meeting of the International Society for Psychophysics: Conference proceedings
Marsja, Erik; Neely, Gregory; Ma, Lichen; et al.
Abstracts of the Psychonomic Society : 147-147
Sörman, Daniel; Hansson, Patrik; K. Ljungberg, Jessica; et al.
PsyCh Journal, The Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences and Wiley Publishing Asia Pty Ltd 2014, Vol. 3, (1) : 1-3
Ljungberg, Jessica K.
Acta Psychologica, Elsevier 2014, Vol. 150 : 161-166
Ljungberg, Jessica K; Parmentier, Fabrice BR; Jones, Dylan M; et al.
Abstracts of the psychonomic Society : 115-115
Ljungberg K., Jessica; Parmentier, Fabrice; Marsja, Erik; et al.
SweCog meeting in Lund, September
Ljungberg K., Jessica; Parmentier, Fabrice; Marsja, Erik; et al.
Abstracts of the Psychomic Society, The Psychonomic Society 2014 : 101-
Marsja, Erik; Neely, Gregory; Parmentier, Fabrice; et al.
13th Auditory, Perception, Cognition and Action Meeting (APCAM) November 20th, Long Beach, California, USA
Marsja, Erik; Neely, Gregory; Parmentier, Fabrice; et al.
PLOS ONE, Public Library of Science 2013, Vol. 8, (9) : e73029-
Ljungberg, Jessica K.; Hansson, Patrik; Andrés, Pilar; et al.
Noise & Health, Vol. 15, (64) : 173-177
Nordin, Steven; Körning Ljungberg, Jessica; Claeson, Anna-Sara; et al.
THULE: Kungliga Skytteanska Samfundets Årsbok 2012, Kungliga skytteanska samfundet 2012 : 119-132
K. Ljungberg, Jessica; Parmentier, Fabrice B. R.
Applied Cognitive Psychology, John Wiley & Sons 2012, Vol. 26, (3) : 451-461
K Ljungberg, Jessica; Permentier, Fabrice BR; Hughes, Robert W; et al.
Experimental psychology (Göttingen), Hogrefe Publishing 2012, Vol. 59, (6) : 355-363
Ljungberg, Jessica K; Parmentier, Fabrice
Human Factors, Sage Publications 2012, Vol. 54, (5) : 826-837
Ljungberg, Jessica K.; Parmentier, Fabrice
Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory and Cognition, Washington: American Psychological Association (APA) 2012, Vol. 38, (5) : 1461-1468
Ljungberg, Jessica K.; Parmentier, Fabrice; Leiva, Alicia; et al.
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, American Psychological Association 2011, Vol. 37, (4) : 1134-1139
Parmentier, Fabrice B. R.; Ljungberg, Jessica K.; Elsley, Jane V.; et al.
International Journal of Vehicle Noise and Vibration (IJVNV), Vol. 3, (2) : 130-142
Ljungberg, Jessica K