Olfactory Memory: How Smells Awaken Memories

The olfactory memory refers to memory of odors. Odors can bring us a lot of memories. This is because the olfactory bulb, which is a region of the central nervous system that processes sensory information from the nose, is part of the limbic system. Since the limbic system is an area closely associated with memory and emotions, smells can evoke memories … Read more