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Meet the Woman Who Is Preserving the Smell of History

http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/meet-the-woman-who-is-preserving-the-smell-of-history One scientist’s quest to capture old scents. By Eric Grundhauser SEPTEMBER 20, 2016 Cecilia Bembibre sampling the VOCs of an old book. (Photo: HMahgoub/Used with Permission)  We experience our world with five senses to guide us, but for the most … Continue reading

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Making Sense of Scents: Why Odors Spark Memory (Podcast)

http://www.livescience.com/50525-why-odors-spark-memory-podcast.html Wendy Suzuki is a professor of neural science and psychology in the Center for Neural Science at New York University (NYU). A popular speaker, she is a regular presenter at the World Science Festival and TEDx, and is frequently … Continue reading

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Scent Can Be a Powerful Memory Trigger

http://psychology.about.com/od/memory/ss/ten-facts-about-memory_8.htm#step-heading Have you ever noticed that a particular scent can bring forth a rush of vivid memories? The smell of cookies baking might remind you of spending time at your grandmother’s house when you were a small child. The scent … Continue reading

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