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The Best Smells in the World

Scientists show that smell is the sense that is most connected to memory and this makes one contemplate that a person’s best smell is tied to a favourite memory. Whether it is your mother cooking breakfast or the memory of a beach vacation, these sense memories are waiting to be awakened in your subconscious. Even […]

Smells Can Boost Learning During Sleep

A recent study, which uses rose scents to boost memory performance, investigates the role of odour in learning and memory. Olfaction is one of the oldest senses and links closely to parts of the brain that deal with emotion and memory. Learning anything new relies on the conversion of details from the short-term memory into […]