Increase Creativity With Scents!

unleash-creativityHey everyone! I would like to say that this will be my final post because my time here as an intern for Scent Sciences has come to an end. It has been an awesome experience and I have learned a lot along the way. I never knew how much information there was about the olfactory system and the various uses of scents and smells. It’s definitely interesting information to want to learn more about!

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Learning in your sleep?

Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to sleep the day away and learn what you need to while you are in deep slumber? Teaching verbal information so far has not been much of a success, according to the Weizmann Institute of Science inn Israel. Scent and sound associations however seem more promising. As the New Scientist reports, “While subjects slept, the team played different sounds, each followed by the release of a specific aroma. Just as they would when awake, the sleeping subjects took deeper sniffs in response to pleasant scents and shallower sniffs in response to unpleasant scents.”

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