‘An emotional contagion’ – why scientists are studying the knock-on emotional effect of the scents our bodies produce
It may sound like something out of a fantasy movie, but scientists hope to be able to bottle the smell of happiness so it can be used to help people with phobias or depression. Our bodies produce different scents when we feel happy or afraid. These so-called chemosignals – which are in fact odourless – […]
The first POTION Project newsletter can be found by clicking the link below. This newsletter investigates the long-term effects of COVID on a persons sense of smell, and the effects of a lack of sense of smell on ones mental health.