Olfaction, also known as olfactics, is the sense of smell. This sense is mediated
by specialized sensory cells of the nasal cavity of vertebrates, which can be ...
Although the human sense of smell is feeble compared to that of many animals, it
is still very acute. We can recognise thousands of different smells, and we are ...
The Sense of Smell. Smell depends on sensory receptors that respond to
airborne chemicals. In humans, these chemoreceptors are located in the olfactory
Smell and taste warn us of dangers, such as fire, poisonous fumes, and spoiled
food. Loss of the sense of smell may indicate sinus disease, growths in the nasal
Smell is a very direct sense. In order for you to smell something, molecules from
that thing have to make it to your nose. Everything you smell, therefore, is giving ...
Suzie Thomas suffered a head trauma as a teenager that took away her sense of
smell. Photo courtesy of Malone University. Imagine, if you can, a world without ...
One of the oldest beliefs about human perception is that we have a poor sense of
smell. Not only is this a general belief among the public, but it appears to have ...
6 days ago ... Why is our sense of smell such a vital part of our lives – and how has it influenced
science, art, culture and history?
Aug 4, 2015 ... Losing your sense of smell takes away more than scents and flavors — it can
fundamentally change the way you relate to other people.
Mar 26, 2016 ... Spring is in the air and you can't smell a thing: no flowers, no Sunday roast, no
chocolate. What's life like for anosmics?