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Learning to smell: Donald Wilson at TEDxLeuvenSalon
This TED Talk by Don Wilson (NYU & Nathan Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research) -- an OUSOS collaborator -- gives a wonderful overview of the cognitive processes behind our sense of smell.
The psychology of smell: An overview
This presentation from Jonas Olofsson describes the basics of how psychologists study the sense of smell, followed by examples from his own research. Click here to download the presentation.
Odor naming and semantics
This presentation from Jonas Olofsson describes a study on odor naming and semantics. Click here to download the presentation.
Smell impairment: An early sign of dementia
This presentation from Jonas Olofsson describes his research on using olfactory decline as an early indicator of dementia -- a topic Our Unique Sense of Smell continues to explore. Click here to download the presentation.
Olfactory memory in the elderly
This presentation from Maria Larsson describes preliminary findings about the ways olfactory memory differs from other kinds of memory among the elderly. Click here to download the presentation.
VIDEO IN SWEDISH
Maria Larsson on the power of olfaction
In this 2013 talk organized by Forskning och Framsteg (Science and Progress), Maria discusses the important roles our sense of smell plays in the brain. The video was produced by the Swedish National Broadcasting Company. Click here to watch the talk! Please note that the video is only available in Swedish.