On 24th September 2021, the first in-person BRIGHT-NIGHT event since Covid-19 was held at three different locations across the squares and streets of Pisa. BRIGHT-NIGHT is a program where researchers developing cutting edge technology can showcase their work to residents of PISA. The POTION team is proud to participate in the event and engage with […]
‘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.