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 instalment of the Stockholm Brain Lecture series with Jay Gottfried, Professor of Neurology at Northwestern University, USA.

Lecturers

Smell loss: A marker of dementia

Maria Larsson, Professor of Psychology at Stockholm University and director of the Gösta Ekman Laboratory.

Stockholm Brain Lecture: Olfactory learning and categorization in the human brain

Jay Gottfried, Professor of Neurology at Northwestern University.

Programme

 Stockholm Brain Lectures Programme (376 Kb)  (PDF-file - opens in new window)

Fees

The event is free of charge and open to the public but registration is required for all participants. For registration and further information please visit:
www.kva.se/sv/kalendarium/memories-of-smell-olfactory-learning-and-the-human-brain

Please note that registration is binding.

Organizers

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.

Directions

Directions to the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Lilla Frescativägen 4A, Stockholm.