News tagged with smell

Distracted people can be 'smell blind'

'Inattentional smell blindness', or inattentional anosmia, has been proven to exist in a study from the University of Sussex. Just as it has previously been found that people can miss visual cues when they are busily engaged ...

Jun 05, 2018
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Brain can navigate based solely on smells

Northwestern University researchers have developed a new "smell virtual landscape" that enables the study of how smells engage the brain's navigation system. The work demonstrates, for the first time, that the mammalian brain ...

Feb 26, 2018
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