o l f a c t o r y a u t o b i o g r a p h y
"Smells detonate softly in our
memory like poignant land mines, hidden under the
weedy mass of many years and experiences..."
- DianeAckerman, A Natural History of the Senses
of olfaction is a rich seam for an exploration of the interrelationshio
between science and art."
- Dr. George Dodd, olfaction evangelist
The sense of smell my be the most underappreciated of the five senses.
We have all imagined the difficulties we would
encounter living without the ability to see or hear, but most of us probably have not stopped to imagine the potential
consequences of living without our sense of smell. The smells we encounter throughout life are directly linked to our
memories and the emotions we link with those memories.