Olfactory systems and neural circuits that modulate predator odor fear
Takahashi, Lorey K.;
- Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
- Journal: Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience,volume 8 (issn: 1662-5153, eissn: 1662-5153)
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- Subject: Review Article | amygdala | predator odor | medial prefrontal cortex | hippocampus | medial hypothalamus | Neuroscience | main and accessory olfactory systems | fearmesheuropmc: psychological phenomena and processes
When prey animals detect the odor of a predator a constellation of fear-related autonomic, endocrine, and behavioral responses rapidly occur to facilitate survival. How olfactory sensory systems process predator odor and channel that information to specific brain circui... View more