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How the body is affected by sleep deprivation and darkness

Maria Nordin, associate professor of psychology, explains why sleep is so important for our health.

Sustainable for Arctic forest owners

Biodiversity has become more important for forest owners in the north, but the reason is still unknown.

At the smell lab at the Department of Psychology, we conduct research on, among other aspects, issues related to environmental intolerances.
Research area: Psychology
Umeå alumnus receives alternative Nobel Prize for research on blind dates

How do you really know if your date is interested in you? Daniel Lindh's research on attraction was awarded.

Worsened quality of life for people with impaired sense of smell

Losing your sense of smell, for instance as a result of COVID-19, can cause a number of problems.

Sex differences in merits amongst newly appointed professors

Women constitute only 27 percent of academics with the rank of professor in Sweden.

SHARE - The Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe
Duration 1 January 2023 until 31 December 2027
Type of project Research project
Increasing physical activity and sport participation through home-based yoga: A pilot study
Research area: Psychology
Duration 1 January 2022 until 31 December 2023
Type of project Research project
To learn how to learn
Research area: Psychology
Duration 1 January 2022 until 31 October 2024
Type of project Research project