Search for dissertations about: "body odor"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words body odor.

  1. 1. Intimate relationships and olfaction : Body odors, adult attachment, and romance

    Author : Anna Blomkvist; Pehr Granqvist; Ilona Croy; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Intimate relationships; olfaction; body odor; attachment; sexual well-being; romantic relationships; infidelity; caregiving; intimacy; odors; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Odors influence several aspects of life, such as thoughts, memories, decisions, and emotions. Numerous studies have shown that human behavior can be affected by odors in different contexts. One such context is social relationships, in which body odors play a role. READ MORE

  2. 2. The effects of valenced odors on facial perception

    Author : Elmeri Syrjänen; Jonas Olofsson; Håkan Fischer; Thomas Hummel; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Valenced odors; Facial expressions; Disgust; Happiness; Olfaction; Emotion; Reaction Times; Evaluation; Ratings; EEG; ERP; N170; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : We use our senses to navigate in the world. An important property of olfaction, the sense of smell, is to enable us to approach beneficial things, and to avoid what might be toxic or otherwise harmful in our environment. Other peoples’ behaviors are also paramount for our survival. READ MORE

  3. 3. A behavioral defense against disease

    Author : Georgia Sarolidou; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []

    Abstract : Animals, including humans, have evolved under the continuous selection pressure posed by pathogens. As a result, we have developed a set of physiological mechanisms to combat pathogens – the immune system. However, engaging the immune system in this battle can be costly, unnecessarily so in cases when pathogens can be avoided. READ MORE

  4. 4. Novel measure of olfactory bulb function in health and disease

    Author : Behzad Iravani; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []

    Abstract : Present neuroimaging techniques are capable of recording the neural activity from all over the brain but the olfactory bulb (OB). The OB is the first olfactory processing stage of the central nervous system and the site of insult in several neurological disorders, particularly Parkinson’s disease (PD). READ MORE

  5. 5. Chemical intolerance : disability and health aspects from a biopsychosocial perspective

    Author : Anna Söderholm; Ingrid Liljelind; Steven Nordin; Berit Edvardsson; Christer Jansson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Chemical intolerance; multiple chemical sensitivity; sensory hyperreactivity; environmental intolerance; International Classification of Functioning; Disability and Health ICF ; questionnaire development; reliability; validity; coping; lived experience; mixed method; Public health; folkhälsa;

    Abstract : Background: Chemical intolerance (CI) is a term used for individuals experiencing symptoms triggered by odorous and pungent substances such as perfume, cleaning agents, mold smell and tobacco smoke. The prevalence of CI range from 0.5-52% depending on definition, and it is overrepresented among women. READ MORE