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How does smell impact on human memory?

Posted by NoseSecret on 7th Oct 2016

Whenever you cross your favorite bakery shop and take a sniff, different types of chemicals arrive in your nose. These chemicals help you to identify the freshness aroma coming from the bakery. Though, this is a complicated procedure and your nose does this instantly, this is the only organ, which is less noticed in our body. The sense of smell is related to many other physical functions, which might get interrupted if it stops working but very few identify or know the importance of this. If you want to have a permanent non surgical nose job you have to consider that your nose requires the best quality tools that can allow the nose to look and function perfectly.

Have you ever asked yourself how your nose knows everything? At the back side of our nose, there are several sensory neurons available, which remain together at a que over the sensory tissues. Each of these cells and tissues work actively to capture the smell. When they collect the smell through air during respiration a strong indication wave is sent to the brain. Based on the depth of the smell, your memory stores it in your brain so the next time you smell it again you can identify from where it is coming, how fresh or how old it is and from which way it is coming from.

The nasal receptors participate in one of the most difficult functionalities of the human body. The smell not only helps you identify the odor but also lets you understand its nature. You can understand the smell is sweet, good or bad. Even if you don’t see the smelling things it is easy for humans to figure out the object that smells.

Even taste is also dependable on smell. It has been observed that if one doesn’t get proper smell the nasal receptors fail to send the indication to the brain and hence, it becomes a problem for the brain to send the indication to the taste buds to identify proper flavor.