The Nose Knows: Smell, Memory, and Emotion

  • Published2 Sep 2016
  • Reviewed2 Sep 2016
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  • Source BrainFacts/SfN

The scent of wax crayons may transport you to grade school. The smell of mothballs may remind you of visits to your grandmother’s house. What is it about smell that evokes such powerful memories? Find out in this video which earned an honorable mention in the 2016 Brain Awareness Video Contest.

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