The art of smell: Research suggests the brain processes smell both like a painting and a symphony

Kelsie Smith Hayduk

May 16, 2022

To represent a smell the brain: 1-uses a snapshot, like a painting/photograph, to capture an odor’s essential features at a given moment; 2-keeps track of evolving patterns, turning cells on & off like a symphony.

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