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Memories of smell: Olfactory learning and the human brain

The sense of smell, olfaction, is an ancient sensory system that is intimately linked to memory and emotion. This event highlights how olfactory research in psychology and neuroscience has provided new insights in human learning and memory.

Date

2017-05-05

Time

10.00 - 12.00

Venue

Beijer Hall, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

Address

Lilla Frescativägen 4A, Stockholm

Directions

Fee

The event is free of charge and open to the public but registration is required for all participants. (Registration form is found further down at this website). Please note that registration is binding.

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Lecturer

  • Maria Larsson, Professor of Psychology at Stockholm University and director of the Gösta Ekman Laboratory.
  • Jay Gottfried, Professor of Neurology at Northwestern University.

The sense of smell, olfaction, is an ancient sensory system that is intimately linked to memory and emotion. This event highlights how olfactory research in psychology and neuroscience has provided new insights in human learning and memory. The event includes the second installment of the Stockholm Brain Lecture series with Jay Gottfried, Professor of Neurology at Northwestern University, USA. The event is sponsored by The Royal Swedish Academy of Science class for humanities and for outstanding services to science, and the Board of Human Sciences, Stockholm University.

A detailed programme is available for download at this webpage (to the right).

Registration

Places left: 189
Last registration date: 2017-05-04 00:00

Contact

Programkoordinator
program@kva.se

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