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Researcher Profile

Torun Lindholm Öjmyr

Principal Investigator - WP II
Professor of Psychology
Department of Psychology
Stockholm University
Torun Lindholm Öjmyr is a professor in psychology at Stockholm University. Her research interests focus mainly on topis related to social and cognitive psychology. Among her projects are studies on how the in-group/out-group status of an individual affects judgements and evaluations of him/her across different contexts; information distortion and decision-making, men's and women's self-presentations, prejudice and disgust sensitivity, decision forms and justice perceptions, and children's memory. She is a member of the Executive committe of the European Association of Social Psychology, the Swedish National committee of psychology, and of the Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, History, and Antiquities.

Selected Publications

Cancino-Montecinos, S., Björklund, F., & Lindholm, T. (2018). Dissonance reduction as emotion regulation: Attitude change is related to positive emotions in the induced compliance paradigm. PLOS ONE, 13(12), e0209012.
Lindgren, E., Lindholm, T., Vliegenthart, R., Boomgaarden, H. G., Damstra, A., Strömbäck, J., & Tsfati, Y. (2022). Trusting the Facts: The Role of Framing, News Media as a (Trusted) Source, and Opinion Resonance for Perceived Truth in Statistical Statements. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, 107769902211171.
Lindholm, T., Jönsson, F. U., & Liuzza, M. T. (2018). Retrieval effort cues predict eyewitness accuracy. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 24(4), 534–542.
Strömbäck, J., Tsfati, Y., Boomgaarden, H., Damstra, A., Lindgren, E., Vliegenthart, R., & Lindholm, T. (2020). News media trust and its impact on media use: Toward a framework for future research. Annals of the International Communication Association, 44(2), 139–156.
Svenson, O., Gonzalez, N., Memon, A., & Lindholm, T. (2018). Information about expert decision and post-decision distortion of facts of own decision. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, 59(2), 127–134.