General News

Fully funded PhD position

Fully funded PhD position with Prof. Emily Holmes and Dr. Andreas Olsson
See more details at https://ki.mynetworkglobal.com/en/what:job/jobID:122924/where:4/

Victoria Spring new visiting PhD student

Victoria Spring, a psychology Ph.D. student at the Pennsylvania State University is visiting the Emotion Lab for a year.

Tanaz successfully defended her Ph.D

Tanaz successfully defended her Ph.D on Friday October 21st (2016 with Dr. Grit Hein (University of Bern) as her opponent.
Examination board: Prof. Håkan Fischer (Stockholm University), Dr. Fredrik Åhs (Uppsala University) and Dr. Lisa Thorell (Karolinska Institutet)

Click here to see pictures of her Defense.

Symposium at the Royal Academy of Science

To fear or not to fear? Mechanisms of fear and safety learning.
Guest speakers: Armita Golkar, Emily Holmes (Karolinska Institute), Merel Kindt (U. of Amsterdam), and Grit Hein (U. of Bern)

See http://www.kva.se/en/Events-List/2016/to-fear-or-not-to-fear-brimechanis...

New paper accepted in PlosOne

Lindström, B., Selbing, I., & Olsson, A. (accepted) Co-evolution of social learning and evolutionary preparedness in dangerous environments. PloS one.
http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0160245

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New paper accepted in SCAN

Haaker, J., Molapour, T., & Olsson, A. (accepted) Conditioned social dominance threat: Observation of others’ social dominance biases threat learning. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience.

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New paper in Frontiers

Molapour, T., Lindström, B., & Olsson, A. (2016) Aversive learning influences anti-social behavior. Frontiers in Psychology, 7, 833.
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New paper accepted in SCAN

Golkar, A., Haaker, J., Selbing, I., & Olsson, A. (accepted) Neural signals of vicarious extinction learning. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience.
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Philip receives Dissertation Prize

Philip receives the 2016 Robert J. Glushko Dissertation Prize awarded by the Cognitive Science Society and the Glushko-Samuelson Foundation.