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Sense of Smell

by Editorial Team August 15th, 2005 | Health News
The sense of smell is complicated and remains largely unexplained. What we know of taste, smell and touch is miniscule in comparison to the knowledge we have amassed about vision and hearing. Smell is unique in that it is perhaps the most deep-seated of the senses. It was originally concerned with prey-localization, mating, feeding, and the formation of memories that would help facilitate future success in those areas. The sense of smell is closely associated with the Limbic System. Initially evolved for the purpose of evaluating smells, the Limbic System is situated deep in the brain and conducts experience and
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