Scent and Job Interviews: Where’s the Connection?

How often have you got yourself ready for an interview, left the house and then suddenly realized that you forgot to wear your perfume or cologne? Well, it happens. But try not to make it happen again.  You many not think about it, but the power of scent is incredible – especially when it comes to non-verbal communication. But that’s not all! An onion-based lunch could Continue reading

What Scent Relaxes You the Most?

Three pine species, MN

Three pine species, MN (Photo credit: esagor)

Hello Scent Sciences followers, it has been a long time since I have written.  Thanks to my great teammate, Carlotta, I was able to take some much needed time away from blogging to focus on the beginning of the school year.  During the day I am in the classroom with 24 fantastic 4th graders but this makes for long days.  This past Friday I almost feel asleep at the dinner table!  Needless to say, I needed some relaxation tips this weekend. I thought this would be a great time to share the results of our most recent poll.

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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