Dr. Andreas Olsson received his PhD in experimental psychology from New York University (2006). Until 2008 he was a post-doctoral research fellow at Columbia University. He then moved to Karolinska Institutet, where he was appointed an Associate professor and a research group leader in 2011. He is the founder and director of the Emotion Lab (www.emotionlab.se).
The broad aim of Dr. Olsson’s research is to describe and model the psychological and neural foundations of emotional learning and regulation in social situations. Dr. Olsson has >50 publications, including papers in Science, Nature Neuroscience, Nature Communication, Psychological Science, and Trends in Cognitive Science. Dr. Olsson has obtained several national and international scientific awards and grants, such as an individual Starting Grant from the European Research Council (ERC). In 2015, he was named a Wallenberg Academy Fellow.