Infection of non-neuronal supporting cells in the nose and forebrain may be responsible for the olfactory problems associated with COVID-19. Findings suggest olfactory sensory neurons are not vulnerable to coronavirus infection as they do not express ACE2.
A new study reports on how positive and negative memories for smells, taste and experiences are located in different areas of the amygdala in mice.
Loss of the sense of smell is a common symptom of Parkinson's disease that often precedes motor deficits. A new study may provide clues as to why the sense of smell diminishes in people with Parkinson's.
A new study reveals preference of odors can flip, depending on the situation.
A new study reports that babies characteristics contribute to their cuteness, and that can trigger care-giving behaviors in adults.
Exposure to unpleasant smells is associated with better memory recall 24 hours later.
A new study shows how dopamine can help change the flow of information in the brain.