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Scary Smells Make More of An Impression (1 of 3)

Caption: This is a static image of the neural response to odors (color) superimposed on the image of the brain's olfactory bulbs (grayscale). This image relates to a paper that appeared in the 13 Dec., 2013, issue of Science, published by AAAS. The paper, by Marley D. Kass at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey in Piscataway, NJ, and colleagues was titled, "Fear Learning Enhances Neural Responses to Threat-Predictive Sensory Stimuli."

Credit: [Image courtesy of Marley Kass and Michelle Rosenthal]

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