The Scent of Cognition

The Scent of Cognition

We are enrobed in a world of scent, and as we know it's a heady powerful one -- with the power to make and summon memories. But this power is far more deep-seated in the brain than we previously thought. The ability to smell may even be root our ability to think.

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Topics in this Podcast: neuroscience, smell