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Olfaction - Wikipedia


Olfaction, also known as olfactics, is the sense of smell. This sense is mediated by specialized sensory cells, called olfactory receptors, in the nasal cavity of ...

The Smell Report - The human sense of smell.


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 ...

10 Incredible Facts About Your Sense of Smell | Everyday Health


Oct 3, 2014 ... Olfaction, the sense of smell, is a powerful sense linked to overall health, some diseases like Parkinson's and Alzheimer's, and much more.

Making Sense of Scents: Smell and the Brain - BrainFacts.org


Jan 27, 2015 ... Identifying the smell as freshly baked bread is a complicated process. But, compared to the other senses, the sense of smell is often ...

Smell Disorders | NIDCD


Your sense of smell—like your sense of taste—is part of your chemosensory system, or the chemical ...

Olfaction: The Sense of Smell - Kimball's Biology Pages


The Sense of Smell. Smell depends on sensory receptors that respond to airborne chemicals. In humans, these chemoreceptors are located in the olfactory  ...

Smell & Taste | American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and ...


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  ...

20 fascinating facts about our sense of smell - Mirror Online


Aug 25, 2016 ... Why is our sense of smell such a vital part of our lives – and how has it influenced science, art, culture and history?

Sense of smell may indicate Alzheimer's risk - UPI.com


Nov 14, 2016 ... A person's sense of smell may help predict their risk for Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests.