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    Fast Facts: Nov. 2

    • We taste only four things: sweet, sour, salt and bitter. The smells really give things flavor.
    • Talking with your mouth full expels taste molecules and diminishes the taste of food.
    • Smells stimulate learning; studies show that students given olfactory stimulation along with a word list retain much more information and remember it longer.
    • Many smells are heavier than air and can be smelled only at ground level.
    • We smell best if we take several short sniffs, rather than one long one.
    • Much of the thrill of kissing comes from smelling the unique odors of another’s face.
    • Women have a keener sense of smell than men.

       

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