Gesualdo M. Zucco

List of John Benjamins publications for which Gesualdo M. Zucco plays a role.


Olfactory Cognition: From perception and memory to environmental odours and neuroscience

Edited by Gesualdo M. Zucco, Rachel S. Herz and Benoist Schaal

[Advances in Consciousness Research, 85] 2012. xx, 317 pp.
Subjects Cognitive psychology | Consciousness research | Neuropsychology


Odours are powerful in bringing back distant memories linked to emotional content. This inherent hedonic property of olfactory stimuli, together with poor accessibility to semantic processing and language, makes odour particularly suitable for studies on evaluative conditioning, a variant of… read more | Article
Zucco, Gesualdo M. 2007 9. Odor memory: The unique nature of a memory systemSpeaking of Colors and Odors, Plümacher, Martina and Peter Holz (eds.), pp. 155–165
Olfactory memory has some important distinguishing characteristics which may suggest its uniqueness in cognition. Evidence to support this hypothesis is the following: (a) odor memory is only slightly affected by the length of the retention intervals; (b) it is very resistant to retroactive… read more | Chapter