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Monday, December 2, 2019

You can’t usually smell your own house (or perfume) because of a...



You can’t usually smell your own house (or perfume) because of a survival instinct called ‘olfactory adaptation.’ The brain is always looking for new, unusual, or changing smells as a sign of possible danger, so it ignores all the smells that have already become familiar. 

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