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Learning to smell : olfactory perception from neurobiology to behavior / Donald A. Wilson & Richard J. Stevenson.

Author/Creator:
Wilson, Donald A. (Donald Alan), 1957-
Publication:
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006.
Format/Description:
Book
ix, 309 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Smell.
Medical subjects:
Smell -- physiology.
Odorants.
Olfactory Nerve -- physiology.
Perception.
Contents:
Index
Preface
The function of the olfactory system in animals and humans
A historical and comparative perspective on theoretical approaches to olfaction
Receptive mechanisms
The relationship between stimulus intensity and perceptual quality
Odor quality discrimination in nonhuman animals
Odor quality discrimination in humans
Odor memory
Implications
Bibliography.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [265]-297) and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Hazel M. Hussong Fund.
Contributor:
Stevenson, Richard J.
Hazel M. Hussong Fund.
ISBN:
0801883687 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
61704755
Publisher Number:
9780801883682
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