Andreas Olsson

Andreas Olsson

Professor | Docent
Telephone: +46852482459
Visiting address: Nobels väg 9, 17165 Stockholm
Postal address: K8 Klinisk neurovetenskap, K8 Psykologi A Olsson, 171 77 Stockholm

About me

  • Professor of Psychology at the Department of Clinical Neuroscience

    Andreas Olsson received his undergraduate education in psychology, philosophy and biology from Lund University and UCL, gra­duating with a master’s degree in 1998 from Lund University. The following year, he was a visiting scholar at the University of California, Berkeley, USA.

    In 2006, Andreas earned his PhD in psychology at New York University, USA, under the supervision of Elizabeth A. Phelps. During the years 2006–2008 he was a post-doctoral fellow with Kevin N. Ochsner at Co­lumbia University, and in 2008, he moved to Karolinska institutet to work with Arne Öhman. In 2011, Andreas became a Research Group Leader, Assistant Professor, and founded the EmotionLab, which he has since then been the director of. Andreas was appointed Associate Professor in 2015 and Full Professor of Psychology in 2019. He has significant funding from the Swedish Research Council, the European Research Council and the Wallenberg Foundations.


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  • Professor, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, 2019-

Degrees and Education

  • Docent, Karolinska Institutet, 2015

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