Human Olfactory Perception

Alan Gelperin

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4 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Chemistry and Biology of Volatiles
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages37
ISBN (Print)9780470777787
StatePublished - Aug 13 2010

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology


  • Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI)
  • Functional studies in human subjects
  • Genetic techniques - optical imaging and optical activation of neural activity
  • Human electroencephalogram (EEG) rhythms - in epileptic patients
  • Human olfactory ability, minor importance relative - to distal sensory modalities, vision or audition
  • Human olfactory perception and human olfactory imagery
  • MHC-correlated odour preferences in human subjects
  • Olfactory versus trigeminal odorant identification
  • Primary olfactory receptors - in olfactory epithelium projecting axons to OB
  • Scientific study of human olfactory perception - rigorous psychophysical and psychometric methods


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