Why do we remember the smells of the past?

1636051049 Why do we remember the smells of the past

Popular culture suggests that certain smells are powerful reminders of autobiographical experiences from our early years. This has been called the Proust phenomenon, in honor to French writer Marcel Proust. Let’s see what is known about him from a neuroscientific perspective. Thanks to the senses of smell and taste we can perceive a very high … Read more