Sometimes it’s just the feeling we recall — Now Smell This

Interestingly, smell has the ability to elicit a strong emotional response without the recollection of an explicit memory. Sometimes it’s just the feeling we recall. When you encounter a smell tied to something meaningful in your past, you first feel the emotion followed by a cognitive recognition, information that was stored in your brain. Often…

Sometimes it’s just the feeling we recall — Now Smell This

Fascinating! This is why I’m collaborating with a playwright and composer on a “scent score” for a new play with music.

4 thoughts on “Sometimes it’s just the feeling we recall — Now Smell This

  1. This is so fascinating. Can’t wait to hear about the smells that will accompany the play! Can we come see it and smell it maybe? That would be fabulous…

    I’ve been doing lots of reconfiguring with my perfume, moving bottles around to be more easily accessible. I’ve also been doing a lot of sampling and finding that I already have some amazing perfumes and I’m not finding much that really tempts me at all. It’s good to know that I have curated a really good collection of fragrances for my particular tastes.

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