Scent for Rehabilitation: Powerful Sense to Cure Traumatic Stress Disorders

The University of Birmingham in the UK and the University of Central Florida in the US have been doing extensive research in the field, but who else out there is working on similar projects?

This week my attention was brought to the topic of virtual reality simulations aimed to military rehabilitation and cure for Continue reading

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Wasabi Smoke Alarm

I was browsing news articles about “scent technology” and I came across one about Japanese researchers who won the lg Nobel prize last year for inventing a smoke alarm that sprays a wasabi scent. This is supposed to alert people who have a hearing disability that there is danger. Continue reading

Victory: How does it smell like?

Have you ever thought of a scent of Victory…? As the Summer 2012 London Olympics started, florist Hanna Emery has been overseeing the production of more than 1,100 bouquets which last up to five days if put in water. Each bouquet features home-grown roses, lavender, rosemary, mint and wheat, a good combination that increases cognitive performance and Continue reading