Autobiographical Odor Memory

  title={Autobiographical Odor Memory},
  author={M. Larsson and Johan Willander},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  • M. Larsson, Johan Willander
  • Published 2009
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
  • This overview focuses on autobiographical odor memory and how information evoked by the olfactory sense may differ from memories evoked by visual or verbal information. Three key topics are addressed: (a) age distributions of evoked memories; (b) phenomenological experience; and (c) semantic processing. Current evidence suggests that memories triggered by olfactory information are localized to the first decade of life (< 10 years) rather than to young adulthood (10–30 years) which is the… CONTINUE READING
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