Search for dissertations about: "odors"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 35 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; 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. 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. Human newborn behavior during exposure to maternal and other odors

    Author : Heili Varendi; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []

    Abstract : Olfaction appears to play a pivotal role in immediate postnatal interactions between mammalian mothers and their offspring. The present study examined: (1) whether and how the newborn human infant and its mother communicate by means of olfaction; (2) the role of amniotic fluid (AF) and breast odors in such communication; (3) olfactory learning by neonates. READ MORE