Plasticity in the Olfactory System: Lessons for the Neurobiology of Memory

  title={Plasticity in the Olfactory System: Lessons for the Neurobiology of Memory},
  author={D. Wilson and A. R. Best and R. Sullivan},
  journal={The Neuroscientist},
  pages={513 - 524}
  • D. Wilson, A. R. Best, R. Sullivan
  • Published 2004
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The Neuroscientist
  • We are rapidly advancing toward an understanding of the molecular events underlying odor transduction, mechanisms of spatiotemporal central odor processing, and neural correlates of olfactory perception and cognition. A thread running through each of these broad components that define olfaction appears to be their dynamic nature. How odors are processed, at both the behavioral and neural level, is heavily dependent on past experience, current environmental context, and internal state. The… CONTINUE READING

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