Olfactory Bulb Removal Eliminates Maternal Behavior in the Mouse

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Science  15 Jan 1971:
Vol. 171, Issue 3967, pp. 210-211
DOI: 10.1126/science.171.3967.210


Olfactory bulb removal eliminated maternal behavior in lactating and in virgin mice. The results are in contrast to the generally accepted concept of multisensory control of mammalian maternal behavior.