A new study reveals mosquitoes can learn to associate a particular odor to an unpleasant shock, much like being swatted. Researchers report the insects tend to avoid the scent following the experience.
According to a new study, the area of the brain associated with impulsivity and the development of OCD is activated in obese children when they smell food.
Anosmia, the loss of the sense of smell which is a common symptom of COVID-19, may be a secondary consequence of immune system inflammation rather than a direct action of the virus.
Following injury or damage, insulin plays a key role in the maturation and regeneration of immature olfactory sensory neurons.
The sense of smell has been restored to mice suffering olfactory problems with the aid of stem cell therapies. The findings provide the basis for transitional research to see whether intranasal stem cell treatments can be beneficial for those who have lost their sense of smell.
Autophagy allows sensory neurons and nutrient levels to work together to influence lifespan, a new study reveals.
Researchers have identified key differences between the way males and females with schizophrenia process the emotional states of others than those without the condition. The study reports those with schizophrenia use less complex brain regions than healthy controls to process other people's emotions.