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Perl O., Duek O., Kulkarni K., Kelmendi B., Amen S., Gordon C., Krystal J. H., Levy I., Harpaz-Rotem I., Schiller D. (2022) Neural patterns differentiate traumatic from sad autobiographical memories in PTSD



  • Snitz K*., Honigstein D*., Weissgros R*., Ravia A*., Mishor E*., Perl O*…. Lundstrom JN., Sobel N., (2022) An Olfactory Self-Test Effectively Screens for COVID-19, (2022), Communications Medicine

  • Na S., Chung D., Hula A., Perl O., Jung J., Heflin M., Blackmore S., Fiore VG., Dayan P., Gu X., (2021) Humans use forward thinking to exploit social controllability.  eLife.​

  • Shuster A., O’Brien M., Luo Y.,Heflin M., Chung D., Na S., Perl O., Fiore VG., Kulkarni K., Gu X. (2021) Emotional adaptation and associated factors during the first wave  of COVID-19 in the United States.  Translational Psychiatry.

  • Fiore VG., DeFelice N., Glicksberg BS., Perl O., Shuster A., Kulkarni K., O’Brien M., Andrea Pisauro M., Chung D., Gu X. (2021) Containment of future waves of COVID-19: simulating the impact of different policies and testing capacities for contact tracing, testing, and isolation. Plos ONE

  • Ravia A., Snitz K., Honigstein D., Finkel M., Zirler R., Perl O., Secundo L., Laudamiel C., Harel D., Sobel N. (2020) A measure of smell enables creation of olfactory metamers. Nature 588, pages118–123 https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-020-2891-7

  • Rozenkrantz L., Weissgross R., Weiss T., Ravreby I., Frumin I., Shushan S., Gorodisky L., Reshef N., Holzman Y., Pinchover L., Endevelt-Shapira Y., Mishor E. Perl O., Furman-Haran E., Carp H., Sobel N. (2020) Unexplained repeated pregnancy loss is associated with altered perceptual and brain responses to men’s body-odor. Revised and resubmitted, eLife. DOI: 10.7554/eLife.55305

  • Iravani B., Arshamian A., Ravia A., Mishor E., Snitz K., Shushan S., Roth Y., Perl O., Honigstein D., Weissgross R., Karagach S., Ernst G., Okamoto M., Mainen Z., Monteleone E., Dinnella C., Spinelli S., Mariño-Sánchez F., Ferdenzi C., Smeets M., Touhara K., Bensafi M., Hummel T., Sobel N., Lundström JH. (2020) Relationship between odor intensity estimates and COVID-19 prevalence prediction in a Swedish population. Chemical Senses 45(6) 449–456 https://doi.org/10.1093/chemse/bjaa034

  • Perl O., Nachum N., Belelovsky K., Haddad R. (2020), The contribution of temporal coding to odor coding and odor perception in humans, eLife DOI: 10.7554/eLife.49734

  • Perl O.*, Mishor E.*, Ravia A., Ravreby I., Sobel N. (2020), Are humans constantly but subconsciously smelling themselves? Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society BB 375 (1800), 20190372

  • Bar E., Marmelstein A., Arzi A., Perl O., Livne E., Hizmi E., Paz R., Sobel N., Dudai Y., Nir, Y. (2020) Local targeted memory reactivation in human sleep. Current Biology https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2020.01.091

  • Perl O., Ravia A., Rubinson M., Aisen A., Soroka T., Mor N., Secundo L., Sobel N. (2019) human cognition phase-locked with inhalation. Nature Human Behaviour (3) 501-512

  • Snitz K., Perl O., Honigstein D., Secundo L., Ravia A., Yabloknka A., Sobel N. (2019) SmellSpace: An odor-based social network as a platform for collecting olfactory perceptual data, Chemical Senses, (44), 4, 267-278

  • Endevelt-Shapira Y., Pinchover L., Perl O., Bar E., Avin A., Sobel N. (2019) Women have reduced ability to discriminate body-odors during the withdrawal period of oral contraction, Chemosensory Perception DOI:10.1007/s12708-019-09273-9

  • Endevelt-Shapira Y., Perl O., Ravia A., Amir D., Eisen A., Bezalel V., Rozenkrantz L., Mishor E., Pinchover L., Soroka T., Honigstein D., Sobel N. (2018) Altered responses to social chemosignals in autism spectrum disorder, Nature Neuroscience (21) 111-119

  • Perl O., Arzi A., Hairston IS., Sobel N. Ch. 45: Sleep and Smell: The interplay between sleep and the olfactory system (2017) Springer Handbook of Odour,  Springer Publishing Group

  • Perl O.*, Arzi A.*, Sela L., Secundo L., Holtzman Y., Samnon P., Oksenberg A., Sobel N., Hairston I. S. (2016) Odors enhance slow-wave activity in non-rapid eye movement sleep, Journal of Neurophysiology 115 (5): 2294-2302

  • Frumin I., Perl O., Endevelt-Shapira Y., Eisen A., Eshel N., Heller I., Shemesh M., Ravia A., Sela L., Arzi A., Sobel N. (2015) A social chemosignaling function for human handshaking, eLife 10.7554/eLife.05154