Smell

Smell

Top of Mind with Julie Rose

Myanmar, Black Children's Stories, Wild Horses

Episode: Myanmar, Black Children's Stories, Wild Horses

  • Feb 9, 2021 9:00 pm
  • 16:52 mins

Research shows the most expendable sense is, by far, smell. One survey found that 64% of 500 millennial participants said they’d forgo the ability to detect scent if it meant keeping their smartphone. But what is the first thing we would notice if we couldn't smell anymore? Harvard University neuroscientist Venkatesh Murthy studies how smell works.

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