Neuroanatomy: mushrooming mushroom bodies

Curr Biol. 1996 Feb 1;6(2):146-8. doi: 10.1016/s0960-9822(02)00447-5.

Abstract

A revolution is spreading in the study of mushroom bodies, structures within the insect brain that mediate learning and memory processes and pheromonal discrimination of the opposite sex.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Brain
  • Ganglia, Invertebrate / anatomy & histology*
  • Ganglia, Invertebrate / physiology
  • Insecta / anatomy & histology*
  • Insecta / physiology
  • Learning / physiology
  • Memory / physiology