Search for dissertations about: "odors"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 36 swedish dissertations containing the word odors.

  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; Psychology; psykologi;

    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. The importance of search behavior and movements for spatial distributions of herbivorous insects

    Author : Petter Andersson; Peter Hambäck; Johan Ehrlén; Tomas Roslin; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Olfactory search; Habitat heterogeneity; Species-traits; Immigration; Scaling relationships; Patch size; Plant-insect interactions; EAG; Odors; Pheromones; Plant Ecology; växtekologi;

    Abstract : Insect populations commonly show large spatial variation in density, and much variation have been shown to be explained by the search behavior applied by the insect when locating habitat patches. This thesis explores the importance of odor-mediated attraction for immigration rates of herbivorous insects in relation to the size of the patches and the density of host plants within the patches. READ MORE

  4. 4. The perception of odors in interaction

    Author : Mats J. Olsson; Stockholms universitet; []

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  5. 5. Olfaction and prejudice : The role of body odor disgust sensitivity and disease avoidance in understanding social attitudes

    Author : Marta Zakrzewska; Jonas K. Olofsson; Liuzza Marco Tullio; Sandra Soares; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; olfaction; disease avoidance; prejudice; body odors; disgust sensitivity; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Disease avoidance is one of the main roles of olfaction. In particular, body odors are universal elicitors of disgust, a core emotion that plays a key role in disease avoidance. The disease avoidance theoretical framework emphasizes psychological mechanisms – attitudes and behaviors – aiming to recognize and evade pathogen threats. READ MORE