Gap Fill - Smells - Level 5


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Scientists have found why recall feelings of and distant memories. The scientists say an of the brain assigns memories to smells and stores them for . The area can recall the memories with great years later if a smells the odour again. Professor Christina Strauch said smells are stored in the olfactory brain. The olfactory means anything related to our of smell. She said: "It is known that the piriform cortex is able to store olfactory memories. We wanted to know if that applies to long- memories as well."

There are smells that can take us back to our . Smells from cookies in the or the perfume of an elderly aunt can bring back memories of growing up. Professor Strauch said smells can take you away to another point in . Some odours can make you wish you were back in the past, or make you want to escape. Some smells have a positive or a negative . Smells can even encourage you to buy in stores. Many stores spray in stores to evoke memories. This can make people buy things they loved ago.

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