Sensory neuroscience: taste responses in primary olfactory cortex

Curr Biol. 2013 Feb 18;23(4):R157-9. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2012.12.036.


A new electrophysiological study in rodents demonstrates that taste-odor convergence occurs in posterior piriform olfactory cortex and calls for a reformulation of classic models of the central representation of flavor.

Publication types

  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Cerebral Cortex / physiology*
  • Female
  • Neurons / physiology*
  • Olfactory Pathways / physiology*
  • Olfactory Perception / physiology*
  • Taste Perception / physiology*