Fields of interest are memory and language:

Phonological similarity effects in short term verbal memory.

Phonological short term memory and language acquisition.

The role of cues in encoding and retrieval.

Reaction time studies of interhemispheric communication.

 

 

Publications:

Lian, A. (1988). Writing, Time and Memory in the Perspective of sociocultural Evolution. In R. Säljö (ed): The written World. Studies in literate Thought and Action. Berlin: Springer Verlag.

 

Lian, A. & Bjørklund, R.A. (1995). Crossed-uncrossed difference (CUD) on reaction and movement time in three two-choice experiments. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, 36, 208-224.

 

Lian, A. Glass, A.L., & Raanaas, R.K. (1998). Item-specific effects in recognition

failure: Reasons for rejection of the Tulving-Wiseman fuinction. Memory & Cognition, 26, 692-707.

 

 

Mail to: arild.lian@psykologi.uio.no