Neuroscience

How odours are turned into long-term memories

The neuroscientists Dr. Christina Strauch and Prof Dr. Denise Manahan-Vaughan from the Ruhr-Universit├Ąt Bochum have investigated which brain area is responsible for storing odours as long-term memories. Some odours can trigger ...

Neuroscience

Understanding how neurons shape memories of smells

In a study that helps to deconstruct how olfaction is encoded in the brain, neuroscientists at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified a type of neuron that appears to help tune, amplify and ...

Neuroscience

Ultrasound tracks odor representation in the brain

A new ultrasound imaging technique has provided the first ever in vivo visualization of activity in the piriform cortex of rats during odor perception.. This deep-seated brain structure plays an important role in olfaction, ...

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