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Anxiety Boosts Threat Odor Perception

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Anxious men are especially good at detecting low concentrations of disagreeable scents, perhaps an evolutionary legacy of predator perception

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Pheromone Psychology

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Single and married folks alike have discovered the benefits of wearing pheromones. Wearing pheromones is like giving Mother Nature a boost in helping send off signals to attract romantic interest.

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Smells Like Parkinson’s Disease

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Studies have shown that problems with olfaction actually generally precede the onset of other motor symptoms.

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BPS Research Digest: Wine tastes like the music you're listening to

BPS Research Digest: Wine tastes like the music you're listening to | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

In a new study, Adrian North has shown that when people drink wine to the accompaniment of music, they perceive the wine to have taste characteristics that reflect the nature of that concurrent music.

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Leigh William Dryden's curator insight, December 21, 2012 3:49 PM

Now why does this not suprise me as like all things sound will influnce our mood and I am sure ultimatley our tastes.