How Smell Shapes Our Perception Of The World Around Us

18 October, 2015

How Smell Shapes Our Perception Of The World Around Us

Which of our 5 senses can trigger emotional memories, enhance spirits, anticipate a change in weather and even scout a potential partner? That powerful sense is our smell. The human nose can distinguish 1 trillion scents, helping us differentiate pleasant from unpleasant, fresh from rotten, clean from dirty. Our sense of smell cannot be turned off or ignored, as we rely on it to help us navigate the world around us.
Learn more from fragrance artist/chemist Sissel Tolaas, who celebrates everything we smell - good and bad at IDEAS.TED.COM