7 Mar 2019 - 13:16
Your perception of smell, whether you realize it or not, is ever-changing as a result of the brain’s constant tuning efforts. From this moment to the next, your brain is analyzing scents differently...
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7 Mar 2019 - 10:45
(Left to right) Prof. Izumi Fukunaga and OIST PhD student Anzhelika Koldaeva published a study on how rapid change in task demands affect sensory processing in the brain.
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7 Mar 2019 - 10:39
A side view of the olfactory system in a mouse brain. The green structure is the olfactory bulb, the first stage of processing for olfactory information. As the arrows illustrate, brain activity in...
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7 Mar 2019 - 10:32
The illustration depicts a whirlwind of odor molecules portrayed as dots entering the olfactory area. The olfactory area is the first smell center in the brain, located above the nose.
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8 Feb 2018 - 14:32
Researchers perform experiments in boxes like this one, which contains tubes to transport odors.
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8 Feb 2018 - 13:39
This printed drawing of a nose decorates a white board in the Sensory and Behavioral Neuroscience Unit, which studies olfaction.
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8 Feb 2018 - 09:50
To understand Izumi Fukunaga’s work, it helps to appreciate a glass of red wine with cheese. Imagine the way a certain vintage is offset by a blue cheese versus a camembert, for instance. This, more...
Type: News Article
8 Dec 2017 - 10:09
OIST professors Izumi Fukunaga and Bernd Kuhn are among the scientists who have supported the Science Bridge project.
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9 Nov 2016 - 02:00
OIST is proud to announce that five new faculty members have joined the university. Prof. Yasha Neiman, Prof. Izumi Fukunaga, Prof. Yejun Feng, Prof. Thomas Bourguignon and Prof. Marylka...
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