Arne Öhman#


Arne Öhman
Email:arne.ohman 'at' psyk.ks.se
Membership Number:1219
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:SWEDEN
Section:BEHAVIOURAL SCIENCES
Username:aohman
Homepage: http://www.emotionlab.se/people/arne






Present and Previous Positions
  • since 2010 Professor Emeritus and Senior Scientist, Section of Psychology,Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1993-2010 Professor of Psychology, Section of Psychology, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1982-1996 Professor of Clinical Psychology, Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Uppsala, Sweden
  • 1976-1982 Professor of Psychology (Somatic Psychology), Department of Somatic Psychology, University of Bergen, Norway
  • 1975-1976 Visiting Research Fellow, Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, U.S.A.
  • 1972-1975 Research Fellow (forskarassistent), Department of Psychology, University of Uppsala, Sweden
  • 1970-1972 Lecturer (e univ lektor), Department of Psychology, University of Uppsala, Sweden
  • 1970 British Council Bursar, Psychiatry Department, Institute of Psychiatry, London, England
  • 1966-1970 Amanuens and Assistent, Department of Psychology, University of Uppsala

Fields of Scholarship
  • Experimental analysis of psychopathology, especially phobias and schizophrenia; physiological correlates of information processing
  • The psychology of emotion, brain mechanisms of fear
  • Life style changes and cardiac rehabilitation
  • Genetics of Fear Conditioning.

Honours and Awards
  • Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychophysiology, awarded at the 41st Meeting with the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Montreal, October 10-14, 2001
  • Research Grant for “Leading Investigator”, Swedish Research Council, 2003 (Half time salary 2004-2009)
  • Doctor Philosophicus Honoris Causa, University of Bergen, Norway, August 27, 2004
  • Member. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, 1998-
  • Member, Academia Europaea, 1992-
  • Foreign Member, The Finish Academy of Science and Letters, Helsinki, Finland, 1988-
  • Elected Member, The Nobel Assembly, Karolinska Institutet, 1997-2010
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Fellow, Association for Psychological Science
  • Swedish Psychological Association
  • Swedish Society of Behavioral Medicine
  • Nordic Society for Psychophysiological Research
  • The Society for Psychophysiological Research


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