Functional mapping of human brain in olfactory processing: a PET study.

  title={Functional mapping of human brain in olfactory processing: a PET study.},
  author={Ahmad Qureshy and Ryuta Kawashima and Muhammad Imran and Miho Sugiura and Ryushi Goto and Kayoko Okada and Kazuo Inoue and Michiichiro Itoh and Thorsten Schormann and Karl Zilles and Hiroyuki Fukuda},
  journal={Journal of neurophysiology},
  volume={84 3},
This study describes the functional anatomy of olfactory and visual naming and matching in humans, using positron emission tomography (PET). One baseline control task without olfactory or visual stimulation, one control task with simple olfactory and visual stimulation without cognition, one set of olfactory and visual naming tasks, and one set of olfactory and visual matching tasks were administered to eight normal volunteers. In the olfactory naming task (ON), odors from familiar items… CONTINUE READING
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