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How Does Olfactory Stimulation Affect the Brain?

Michael Leon, PhD, a professor of Neurobiology and Behavior at the UCI School of Biological Sciences, has been at the forefront of advancing our understanding of ASD and memory loss. In this interview, Dr. Leon explores the question: What is the connection between smell and memory? He also shares with us the development of innovative therapeutic approach, Memory Air.

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UC Irvine researchers (left to right) Michael Leon, Cynthia Woo and Michael Yassa participated in the study.

Read more about the study cited in the interview: Sweet smell of success: Simple fragrance method produces major memory boost. The project was conducted through the UCI Center for the Neurobiology of Learning & Memory (CNLM). The team’s study appears in Frontiers in Neuroscience. (Link to the open access study: https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fnins.2023.1200448/full).  

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