• 522 Citations
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20062020

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Personal profile

Biography

I am currently a Senior Lecturer within Department of Psychology and co-director of the Food, Flavour and Fragrance lab. My research takes a multi-disciplinary approach to understanding how our physiology impacts behavoiur, exploring, for example, the role our sense of smell and personality and romantic relationships. I completed my PhD in 2008 at Macquarie University and after working in the market consultancy field, I returned to work as a Post-doctoral and lecturer at Macquarie University.

Teaching

I currently have the privilege of convening Introduction to Psychology I which has the largest cohort of students. I also give guest lectures on various The Psychology of Human Relationships, The Scientist Practtioner Model and Real-word Applications of Visual Perception.

Research interests

I currently conduct research on various topics including:

  • Understanding the role our sense of smell and body odours play in romantic relationships,
  • Exploring the social impact of having a poor sense of smell, 
  • Investigating the link between olfaction and personality (especailly psychopathic traits and empathy).

Research student supervision

I currently supervise Honours and Higher Degree Research stduents within my areas of interests. I am always excited to hear from people who share the same research interests and discuss collaborative projects or research supervision.

Community engagement

I am involved in increasing the representation of Indigenous Australians in studying psychology and also embedding Indigenous content and perspectives within psychology degrees.

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Projects

Research Outputs

A new method for assessment of retronasal olfactory function

Yoshino, A., Goektas, G., Mahmut, M. K., Zhu, Y., Goektas, O., Komachi, T., Okubo, K. & Hummel, T., 28 Apr 2020, In : Laryngoscope. 7 p.

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  • Changes in olfactory function after immersive exposure to odorants

    Mahmut, M. K., Uecker, F. C., Göktas, Ö., Georgsdorf, W., Oleszkiewicz, A. & Hummel, T., 1 Apr 2020, In : Journal of Sensory Studies. 35, 2, p. 1-8 8 p., e12559.

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  • Exploring the relationship between psychopathy and taste perception

    Mahmut, M. K. & Banzer, B., 23 Jan 2020, In : Chemosensory Perception. 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Faster olfactory adaptation in patients with olfactory deficits: an analysis of results from odor threshold testing

    Chen, B., Haehner, A., Mahmut, M. & Hummel, T., 1 Jun 2020, In : Rhinology.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • The effect of olfactory training on olfactory bulb volumes in patients with idiopathic olfactory loss

    Mahmut, M., Munch, M., Han, P., Abolmaali, N. & Hummel, T., 13 Jun 2020, In : Rhinology.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

  • Prizes

    Churchill Fellowship

    Mehmet Mahmut (Recipient), 28 Sep 2017

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  • Dresden Junior Fellowship

    Mehmet Mahmut (Recipient), 6 Mar 2018

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