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Effects of odor on emotion, with implications.

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The sense of smell is found widely in the animal kingdom. Human and animal studies show that odor perception is modulated by experience and/or physiological state (such as hunger), and that some odors can arouse emotion, and can lead to the recall of emotional memories. Further, odors can influence psychological and physiological states. Individual odorants are mapped via gene-specified receptors to corresponding glomeruli in the olfactory bulb, which directly projects to the piriform cortex ...

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10.3389/fnsys.2013.00066

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Journal:
Frontiers in systems neuroscience
Volume:
7
Issue:
OCT
Pages:
66
Publication date:
2013
DOI:
EISSN:
1662-5137
ISSN:
1662-5137
URN:
uuid:de7f951f-bfb2-4c19-936f-0433324ab698
Source identifiers:
454162
Local pid:
pubs:454162
Language:
English
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