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04/19/2013 11:04 am ET Updated Mar 10, 2015

Smell And Emotions: Scents Can Trigger Happiness, Make You Smarter... And More

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By Jena Pincott

Your smell circuits are hotwired to those that process emotion, memory and motivation. Is that why you’re feeling so edgy, chatty, touched or sated right now?

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