Search for dissertations about: "Odor familiarity"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words Odor familiarity.

  1. 1. Olfactory Metacognition A Metamemory Perspective on Odor Naming

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Fredrik Jönsson; Mats Olsson; Henrik Olsson; Egon P. Köster; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Psychology; odor identification; odor naming; metamemory; confidence; tip of the tongue experience; tip of the nose experience; feeling of knowing; Psykologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi;

    Abstract : Although many aspects of odor naming have received attention during the years, the participants' own cognitions (metamemory) about their naming attempts have not. (i) We showed that feeling of knowing (FOK) judgments accompanying odor naming failures are predictive of later recognition (Study I) or retrieval (Study III) of the missing name, but to a lesser degree than equivalent judgments about names of persons. READ MORE

  2. 2. Lateralization of human olfaction cognitive functions and electrophysiology

    University dissertation from Umeå : Psykologi

    Author : Daniel Broman; Steven Nordin; Matthias Laska; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Human olfaction; Laterality; Olfactory processes; Odor familiarity; Odor identification; OERP; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi;

    Abstract : In this thesis lateralization of olfactory functions was investigated by both behavioral and electrophysiological assessment, the latter with the olfactory event-related potential (OERP) technique. The olfactory sense is primarily ipsilateral in that a stimulus that is presented to one nostril is initially processed in the same hemisphere. READ MORE

  3. 3. Odor and source remembering in adulthood and aging : Influences of semantic activation and item richness

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, false

    Author : Maria Larsson; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [1997]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Odor memory; source memory; aging; cognitive support;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this doctoral thesis was to investigate episodic memory in early and late adulthood. Of particular interest was to examine whether older adults could make use of different forms of cognitive support in order to improve episodic memory performance. READ MORE