Posts with tag: “Scent Research”
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7 Scents for Focus, Productivity and Concentration

The Best Scents Proven to Enhance Focus Diffusing scents can have many purposes: encouraging relaxation, boosting energy, and increasing productivity and concentration. Whether used for personal purposes at home, diffused in a retail environment, or utilized...

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Scents for Better Sleep

The Importance of Sleep In recent years, people are sleeping worse than ever before. Although sleep is one of the three pillars of health, along with nutrition and movement, many people are not getting enough for...

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How Does Our Sense of Smell Work?

Compared to the other senses, our sense of smell is often under appreciated. This notion is possibly due to the fact that much of olfaction operates beneath our consciousness – happening all the time without us...

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Leather and Smoke

There is something about the smell of a crackling hearth, of a brand new car or handbag that is subconsciously satisfying. These scents, smoke and leather, are some of the most comforting scents in our olfactory...

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Gender in Fragrances

Charming, sparkly, seductive. Radical, raw, noble. For most of modern fragrance’s recorded history, perfume has fallen into two decidedly different camps: female and male. Traditional female oriented fragrances display sweet, floral and fruity notes like strawberry,...

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Smell and Its Fundamental Roles

Although humans rely less on smell now for our survival, it has been an integral part of our species’ evolution. Smell Evolution In our earliest years on the earth, smell was vital for both humans and...

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Olfactory Research: Generating Smells Using Brain Stimulation

New research provides some early insights into the mysterious sense of smell. Scientists have taught mice how to smell an odor entirely through the brain, essentially smelling an odor that does not exist. This study was...

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What Makes up a Fragrance? Scent DNA

As you might know, your first impression doesn’t always tell the whole story. What you smell is not always indicative of the full scope of the fragrance, as fragrances are nuanced compositions of many ingredients. A...

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Reclaiming the Retail Space

For a long time, the mall was the go-to for shopping. Massive, full of spectacle, and plenty of opportunity to purchase, the mall served as our primary understanding of a shopping experience. We might make a...

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New Car Smell

You’re likely familiar with that exciting experience of shopping for a new car. While the process can become draining and stressful, there’s a deep sense of relief and satisfaction felt when you sit in your new...

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