Smell and Emotions - Nose and Brain - Sense of Smell
Your smell circuits are hotwired to those that process emotion, memory and motivation. Is that why you’re feeling so edgy, chatty, touched or sated right now?
By Jena Pincott
Original Content | May 09, 2013
It Can Bring Out the Perky People Person in You
Everyone knows the right smells can improve a mood. Science confirms: They can make you chatty, smiley and more sociable (flowers); more altruistic with strangers (perfume and fresh-baked bread); and likelier to give out your phone number when a man hits on you (croissant).
Printed from Oprah.com on Sunday, March 16, 2014
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