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Title Olfactory cognition : from perception and memory to environmental odours and neuroscience / edited by Gesualdo M. Zucco, Rachel S. Herz, and Benoist Schaal
Published Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., 2012
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 317 pages)
Series Advances in consciousness research ; 85
Advances in consciousness research ; 85
Contents pt. 1. Perception, psychophysics and odour environment -- pt. 2. Learning and memory -- pt. 3. Neuropsychology and olfactory dysfunctions -- pt. 4. Odor hedonic perception and development
Summary This book was conceived as a tribute to one of the founders of the psychological study of the sense of smell, Professor Trygg Engen. The book is divided into four sections. The first reunites the fields of psychophysics and the perception of environmental odours and discusses the impact of odours on beliefs and expectations. The second addresses cognitive processes in olfaction, how odours are interpreted, lexicalized, associated with contexts and remembered. The third focuses on the cerebral bases of olfactory awareness and the neuropsychological investigation of olfaction with special emphas
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Neurobiology.
Olfactory receptors.
Form Electronic book
Author Herz, Rachel, 1963-
Schaal, Benoist.
Zucco, Gesualdo.
LC no. 2012002091
ISBN 1280497505
9027274649 (electronic bk.)
9789027274649 (electronic bk.)