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2020

Pärnamets, P; Olsson, A

Integration of social cues and individual experiences during instrumental avoidance learning Journal Article

PLOS Computational Biology, 16 (9), pp. e1008163, 2020.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Autism, Decision making, Emotions, Facial expressions, Fear, Fractals, Human learning, Learning

Vieira, J B; Schellhaas, S; Enström, E; Olsson, A

Help or flight? Increased threat imminence promotes defensive helping in humans Journal Article

Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 2020.

Links | BibTeX | Tags: Altruism, Defensive state, Empathy, Fear, Fight–flight, Freezing, Prosocial

Pärnamets, P; Espinosa, L; Olsson, A

Physiological synchrony predicts observational threat learning in humans Journal Article

Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 2020, ISSN: 1471-2954.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Empathy, Fear, Observational learning, Social learning, Synchrony, Threat

2019

Lindström, B; Golkar, A; Jangard, S; Tobler, P N; Olsson, A

Social threat learning transfers to decision making in humans Journal Article

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2019.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Decision making, Fear, Pavlovian instrumental transfer, Reinforcement learning, Social learning

2015

Golkar, A; Castro, V; Olsson, A

Social learning of fear and safety is determined by the demonstrator's racial group Journal Article

Biology Letters, 11 (1), 2015.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Fear, Obsfear procedure, Safety, Social learning

2013

Golkar, A; Selbing, I; Flygare, O; Öhman, A; Olsson, A

Other people as means to a safe end Journal Article

Psychological Science, 24 (11), pp. 2182-2190, 2013.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Emotion, Extinction, Fear, Learning, Observational learning, Obsfear procedure, Reinstatement, Social cognition, Vicarious learning

2012

Navarrete, C D; McDonald, M M; Asher, B D; Kerr, N L; Yokota, K; Olsson, A; Sidanius, J

Fear is readily associated with an out-group face in a minimal group context Journal Article

Evolution and Human Behavior, 33 (5), pp. 590–593, 2012, ISSN: 10905138.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Coalitional psychology, Fear, Fight–flight, Intergroup bias, Minimal groups, Prepared learning

Peira, N; Golkar, A; Öhman, A; Anders, S; Wiens, S

Emotional responses in spider fear are closely related to picture awareness Journal Article

Cognition & Emotion, 26 (2), pp. 252–260, 2012, ISSN: 0269-9931.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Awareness, Consciousness, Fear, Heart rate, Masking, Psychophysiology

2010

Peira, N; Golkar, A; Larsson, M; Wiens, S

What you fear will appear: Detection of schematic spiders in spider fear Journal Article

Experimental Psychology, 57 (6), pp. 470–475, 2010, ISSN: 1618-3169.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Attention, Change detection, Emotion, Fear

2009

Öhman, A

Fear Book Chapter

Sander, D; Scherer, K R (Ed.): Oxford Companion to Emotion and the Affective Sciences, pp. 182-183, Oxford University Press, 2009, ISBN: 9780198569633.

BibTeX | Tags: Fear

2007

Öhman, A; Carlsson, K; Lundqvist, D; Ingvar, M

On the unconscious subcortical origin of human fear Journal Article

Physiology & Behavior, 92 (1-2), pp. 180–185, 2007, ISSN: 00319384.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Amygdala, Backward masking, Evolution, Fear, Subcortex

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2020

Pärnamets, P; Olsson, A

Integration of social cues and individual experiences during instrumental avoidance learning Journal Article

PLOS Computational Biology, 16 (9), pp. e1008163, 2020.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX

Vieira, J B; Schellhaas, S; Enström, E; Olsson, A

Help or flight? Increased threat imminence promotes defensive helping in humans Journal Article

Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 2020.

Links | BibTeX

Pärnamets, P; Espinosa, L; Olsson, A

Physiological synchrony predicts observational threat learning in humans Journal Article

Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 2020, ISSN: 1471-2954.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX

2019

Lindström, B; Golkar, A; Jangard, S; Tobler, P N; Olsson, A

Social threat learning transfers to decision making in humans Journal Article

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2019.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX

2015

Golkar, A; Castro, V; Olsson, A

Social learning of fear and safety is determined by the demonstrator's racial group Journal Article

Biology Letters, 11 (1), 2015.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX

2013

Golkar, A; Selbing, I; Flygare, O; Öhman, A; Olsson, A

Other people as means to a safe end Journal Article

Psychological Science, 24 (11), pp. 2182-2190, 2013.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX

2012

Navarrete, C D; McDonald, M M; Asher, B D; Kerr, N L; Yokota, K; Olsson, A; Sidanius, J

Fear is readily associated with an out-group face in a minimal group context Journal Article

Evolution and Human Behavior, 33 (5), pp. 590–593, 2012, ISSN: 10905138.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX

Peira, N; Golkar, A; Öhman, A; Anders, S; Wiens, S

Emotional responses in spider fear are closely related to picture awareness Journal Article

Cognition & Emotion, 26 (2), pp. 252–260, 2012, ISSN: 0269-9931.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX

2010

Peira, N; Golkar, A; Larsson, M; Wiens, S

What you fear will appear: Detection of schematic spiders in spider fear Journal Article

Experimental Psychology, 57 (6), pp. 470–475, 2010, ISSN: 1618-3169.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX

2009

Öhman, A

Fear Book Chapter

Sander, D; Scherer, K R (Ed.): Oxford Companion to Emotion and the Affective Sciences, pp. 182-183, Oxford University Press, 2009, ISBN: 9780198569633.

BibTeX

2007

Öhman, A; Carlsson, K; Lundqvist, D; Ingvar, M

On the unconscious subcortical origin of human fear Journal Article

Physiology & Behavior, 92 (1-2), pp. 180–185, 2007, ISSN: 00319384.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX