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SENSE OF SMELL
What's that smell? A controversial theory of olfaction deemed implausible
The Conversation US
Views from experts in academia, providing fact-based analysis ...
Bio-molecules, such as enzymes and other proteins, interact most strongly when they have complementary surfaces and complementary
Eight Things No One Tells You About Being Pregnant
Michelle Won Park
Award-winning Food and Fashion Journalist, Expert seen on Good...
First of all, if you do have morning sickness, you will feel like you are hungover for a full 2 months. You wake up hungover
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Sharks Follow Their Noses For A Lot More Than Just Prey, Study Finds
And we thought their teeth were scary....
Here's Why Smelling Cookies Makes You Think Of Grandma's House
So how can specific scents make you recall a memory so intensely?
Two Tests to Predict How Long You Might Live
John Whyte, M.D., MPH
Physician, Author, Former Chief Medical Expert at Discovery Ch...
Over the past couple of years, I have blogged about the "sit-to-rise test," a simple way to help predict how long you might
Does a Better Sense of Smell Indicate a Bigger Waistline?
A new website dedicated to smarter sleep & wakefulness, publis...
In the study, the Los Angeles Times reported, researchers asked participants to rate the intensity of imaginary visual and odor cues (e.g., imagine how fresh cupcakes look and smell). Heavier participants reported conjuring up more evocative odors associated with imaginary foods.
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Obese People May Have A Superior Sense Of Smell
By Laura Geggel, LiveScience.com
By: Laura Geggel Published: July 07, 2015 05:35pm ET on LiveScience.
Scent of a Woman and Bringing Home the Bacon -- the Pursuit of the Perfume That Defines You
Kay K Tacke
I was in elementary school when I decided I wanted to grow up to be the Enjoli lady. She was gorgeous, a great cook, accomplished and managed to do it all with her hairdo staying put (most likely Aqua Net-supported), and she could sing.
Sensory Memories: Trigger Moments of Your Life
Student, Western New England University
I try to capture my moments through pictures, but I hold fast to them with smells. Especially when I am trying to remember what it felt like during a specific period of my life. Embracing memories is important because it helps bring light back into our lives.
Why Brain Science and Beer Go Hand-In-Hand
Cognitive Neuroscience Society
Committed to the development of mind and brain research
No, it's not your imagination. Beer isn't something that smells good to most people at first. We know that things that once smelled or tasted repulsive can come to be pleasurable. So how do we form new odor representations, and how are they affected by learning and experience?
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Why Skipping The Flu Vaccine Could Harm Your Sense Of Smell
By Reuters, Reuters
Overall, only 19 percent of the group with smell problems had been vaccinated against the flu, compared to 42 percent of
Humans Capable Of Smelling 10 Odor Types, Study Suggests
By LiveScience, LiveScience
From fruity to minty to popcorn-y, all smells can be classified as one of 10 types of aroma, scientists say. Using statistics
Smell And Emotions: Scents Can Trigger Happiness, Make You Smarter... And More
By Jena Pincott Your smell circuits are hotwired to those that process emotion, memory and motivation. Is that why you’re
Molly Birnbaum: An Aspiring Chef Who Lost Her Sense Of Smell
When aspiring chef Molly Birnbaum lost the ability to smell, she learned to rely on hearing, touch, and sight -- and to cook
Anosmia: No Sense Of Smell Linked to Relationship, Sex Problems
The researchers don't know why romantic difficulties could be tied to smell, but they say one possibility is that people
What Would You Do If You Had No Sense Of Smell?
Croy I, Negoias S, Novakova L, Landis BN, & Hummel T (2012). Learning about the Functions of the Olfactory System from People
Anosmia: the Quiet Killer
They don't give smell a second thought, is why. They take it for granted. How many of you have even heard of anosmia? I hadn't until I had it. And then I discovered another miserable side effect. It is invisible.
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