Smell

Synthetic Odours Help Neuroscientists Understand How Smell Works

Synthetic Odours Help Neuroscientists Understand How Smell Works

When you experience something with your senses, it evokes complex patterns of activity in your brain. One important goal in neuroscience is to decipher how these neural patterns drive the sensory experience. For example, can the smell of chocolate be represented by a single brain cell, groups of cells firing…