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    Fast Facts: Feb. 9

    • Seventy-four percent of participating University of Indiana students were able to correctly sniff out their own shirts from a pile of stinky laundry. This dropped to 50 percent for students who smoked more than 10 cigarettes per day.
    • A 2005 study revealed that women wearing the scent of pink grapefruit were perceived by men to be six years younger than their actual age.
    • Our ability to perceive odors is least acute in the morning and increases as the day goes on.
    • Only about 10 percent of the Japanese population have detectable body odor and, until recently, young men belonging to that small odiferant segment could be disqualified from military service.
    • A man with an eye for a particular woman should learn what cologne her father wears. Women are subconsciously drawn to men who smell like their father.

       

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