Smelling As Gps

a: olfaction ~
b: background fabric to our world


"Olfaction is like this background fabric to our world that we might not be conscious of, but we are using it to stay oriented," Jacobs said. "We may not see a eucalyptus grove as we pass it at night, but our brain is encoding the smells and creating a map."

Writer: Lucia Jacobs, UC Berkeley psychology professor
Date: Oct 18 2016 4:59 PM

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