Olfactory cortex articles from across Nature Portfolio

The olfactory cortex is the part of the cerebral cortex that processes olfactory information. It is involved in the sense of smell.

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    In mice, the endocannabinoid system inhibits glutamatergic signalling from the olfactory cortex to the main olfactory bulb after fasting, increasing the detection of food odours and, consequently, enhancing food consumption.

    • Darran Yates
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    Learned odor discrimination and generalization are reflected in patterns of ensemble activity in anterior piriform cortex, where learned discrimination between two odors reduces the correlation between their induced patterns.

    • Tali Weiss
    •  & Noam Sobel