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Sense and Sensuality
All about the senses and tapping into our sensual selves
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perfume-infused dreams and virtual intimacy - Wired.co.uk

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perfume-infused dreams and virtual intimacy
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Augmented reality is yesterday's news. Wired.co.uk takes an in-depth look at some of the developing technology designed to virtually stimulate all five senses.
Lynn Rivest's insight:

The marketing applications don't interest me at all but the dreams and smell associations are fascinating. There's no reason not to experiment with this without a device. Get essential oils and have them by your bedside and see what makes a difference if at all.

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Bedroom Romance: Easy Ways To Add Home Decor Sensuality

Bedroom Romance: Easy Ways To Add Home Decor Sensuality | Sense and Sensuality | Scoop.it
Bedrooms and romance are closely related. So, how do you draw that connection using home decor and good interior design? Here are 5 areas to consider.
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Have we forgotten how to eat? - BBC News

Have we forgotten how to eat? - BBC News | Sense and Sensuality | Scoop.it
BBC NewsHave we forgotten how to eat?BBC NewsFlavour perception should not be not defined by using just one sense, but rather by using all senses together, unifying them with the act of eating, research in the Consciousness and Cognition Journal...
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Great suggestions on how to eat more mindfully with all the senses engaged. 

People who suffer from anosmia (lack of sense of smell) make up for their lack in one sense by putting more emphasis on all sensory elements of food and eating.

This mindfulness and engaging of senses can easily transfer over to many experiences we take for granted. 

 

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Anosmia: No Sense Of Smell Linked to Relationship, Sex Problems - Huffington Post

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Anosmia: No Sense Of Smell Linked to Relationship, Sex ProblemsHuffington PostMen who were born without a sense of smell report having far fewer sexual partners than other men do, and women with the same disorder report being more...

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Anosmia

Anosmia | Sense and Sensuality | Scoop.it
Conjuring scents on screen, the filmmaker profiles people with a rare condition that renders them unable to smell.
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Can smell convey emotions? - Globe and Mail

Can smell convey emotions? - Globe and Mail | Sense and Sensuality | Scoop.it
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Why Great Brands Appeal To All 5 Senses - Business Insider

Why Great Brands Appeal To All 5 Senses - Business Insider | Sense and Sensuality | Scoop.it
Consider Wrigley 5 Gum brand, whose slogan is “Stimulate Your Senses.” Its commercials depict the pleasurable effects of chewing the gum. Even its website promotes interactivity with the consumer, taking them through a ...
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Sleep Better: How To Use All Your Senses To Promote Sleep - Huffington Post

Sleep Better: How To Use All Your Senses To Promote Sleep - Huffington Post | Sense and Sensuality | Scoop.it
Sleep Better: How To Use All Your Senses To Promote SleepHuffington PostThe National Sleep Foundation has tips for using all five senses to get it just right.
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Rare but Real: People Who Feel, Taste and Hear Color

Rare but Real: People Who Feel, Taste and Hear Color | Sense and Sensuality | Scoop.it
For Ingrid Carey, confusion is orange, July is bluish-green, and chocolate makes her breath smell dark blue. Scientists no longer think people like her are crazy.
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Scents and Sensibility: A Journey Through the World of Smell With Sissel Tolaas - Huffington Post

Scents and Sensibility: A Journey Through the World of Smell With Sissel Tolaas - Huffington Post | Sense and Sensuality | Scoop.it
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Scents and Sensibility: A Journey Through the World of Smell With Sissel Tolaas
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I caught her on an unusually hot June afternoon at this fair where she was working on a project on smell and language.
Lynn Rivest's insight:

Our sense of smell deserves to be explored. Language isn't easily attributed to scent and this is a good thing in simply "feeling" and "sensing".

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Healing Sex

Healing Sex | Sense and Sensuality | Scoop.it
There are some that believe that the cure to this situation lies in questioning our expectations of how often we can rightly look forward to having great sex.
Lynn Rivest's insight:

Sensuality is the way to prime the limbic system - the centre of libido response.

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Touching Your Sense of Taste

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Made from from silver, ceramic and plastic, the utensils are designed using various textures and shapes in order to stimulate the sense of touch inside the mouth. Each attribute of the utensil flirts with different elements ...
Lynn Rivest's insight:

The senses don't work in isolation and these kinds of experiments are great for discovering how they interact.

Synesthetics 'mix up' the senses but we likely can do some mixing too.

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Tongues help noses smell food, and vice versa - Washington Post

Tongues help noses smell food, and vice versa - Washington Post | Sense and Sensuality | Scoop.it
Tongues help noses smell food, and vice versaWashington PostThe smell center gets and uses information from the tongue even if an animal is not consciously sniffing — or even inhaling. “We know there is a sense of smell in the taste system.
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Perry J Greenbaum: A Sense Of Smell

Perry J Greenbaum: A Sense Of Smell | Sense and Sensuality | Scoop.it
So, what is it about smell that makes such connections? Well, science offers an explanation, which makes perfect sense, and is easy enough to understand. In an article published in PsychCentral, Rick Nauert writes about ...
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Love, Laughter & the Sensuality of Eating with Your Hands -Culture-ist

Love, Laughter & the Sensuality of Eating with Your Hands -Culture-ist | Sense and Sensuality | Scoop.it
Exploring cultural traditions: A story of love, laughter and the joy of eating with your hands.
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19 Reasons To Smile This Fall - Huffington Post

19 Reasons To Smile This Fall - Huffington Post | Sense and Sensuality | Scoop.it

The leaves are oxidizing, the air is crisp and the pumpkin-spiced everythings are ubiquitous. This season thrills all five of our senses in its own unique way.

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Sensorium Exhibition

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 A space devoted to the five sense.

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