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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.
Imprint Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., 2012.

Series Advances in consciousness research ; 85
Advances in consciousness research ; 85.
Subject Olfactometry.
Olfactory receptors.
Alt Name Zucco, Gesualdo.
Herz, Rachel, 1963-
Schaal, Benoist.
Description 1 online resource (xix, 317 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
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.
ISBN 9789027274649 (electronic bk.)
9027274649 (electronic bk.)
ISBN/ISSN 9786613592736
OCLC # 781744916
Additional Format Print version: Olfactory cognition. Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., 2012 9789027213518 (DLC) 2012002091 (OCoLC)775420107

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