Of all our senses, the sense of smell is most closely tied to mental health and happiness. It was the first of our senses to evolve, yet it often takes a cultural backseat to sight and sound. An expert on smell talks about the psychology, biology and sociology of our olfactory sense.

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  • Rachel Herz visiting professor at the Department of Psychology at Brown University.

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