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Synesthesia: Scent of Light and Art

Synesthesia: Scent of Light and Art A pretty cool artistic expression. An artistic examination, in an exhibit in Shanghai this past fall, of the relationship between light and audience and assertion … Continue reading

March 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Making scents: The aromatic world of flowers (link)

Making scents: The aromatic world of flowers Great article on how flowers make scents and the effects that those scents have.

January 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Smell Of Fresh Baked Bread & Kindness… and media hype

The smell of freshly baked bread may have positive effects, including making us nicer to strangers. According to the Daily Mail, researchers at the University of Southern Brittany in France … Continue reading

December 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Problem with Pseudoscience: a word on Sensa and the like

Back in grad school I was a TA for an Intro to Psychology course for a pretty awesome professor.  He really stressed that he wanted the students to learn how … Continue reading

November 27, 2012 · 5 Comments

Is “fear” contagious? Chemosignals Communicate Human Emotions

Is “fear” contagious? Chemosignals Communicate Human Emotions I new article just came out of Psychological Science: Chemosignals Communicate Human Emotions Can humans communicate emotional states via chemical signals? In the … Continue reading

November 9, 2012 · 2 Comments




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