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Taking the time to smell the cookies

As published in The Providence Sunday Journal, February 16, 2020. Illustration by Emma Walsh.

The last straw was when I couldn’t smell the skunk.

On a warm evening last fall, as a refreshing breeze flowed through the living room while I watched a baseball game on TV, my wife began shutting all the windows. 617 more words


#Detection January 28

Coach4aday is a daily blog that began in 2014. The posts are mostly shared ideas to help people grow and learn. You can follow the blog with one of the like buttons found on top left of… 298 more words


weekend food: science - How the emotions of others influence our olfactory sense


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The emotional facial expression of others influences how positive or negative we perceive an odour. The basis of this effect seems to be the activity of a brain area that is relevant for smelling and is activated even before we perceive an odour. 357 more words

Neuroscience - Behavior

Sniff Snuff

Have you ever wondered what the best sense we have as humans, out of five?

While all of these senses are important-visual, auditory, olfactory, gustatory, and tactile- I found the sense of smell the most special one that we possess. 173 more words


Keen Sense

Lately –more frequently than I like to admit– my commuting hours have been littered with the U.S. political theater that is being broadcast over the airwaves. 405 more words