New Content From Perspectives on Psychological Science
A sample of articles on evolutionary psychology, longitudinal research, climate change, social media an well-being during the pandemic, the importance of olfaction for relaxation, risk surveys, reduction of social inequalities, and research on gender and sex.
New Research in Psychological Science
A sample of research on honesty, the scent of a loved one and sleep efficiency, and contextual effects on shape perception.
Romance, Scent, and Sleep: The Stuff that Dreams Are Made Of
The scent of a romantic partner can improve your quality of sleep. This is true regardless of whether or not you are consciously aware that the scent is even present. [NEWS Feb. 13, 2020]
You Will Never Smell My World the Way I Do
The scent of lily of the valley cannot be easily bottled. For decades companies that make soap, lotions and perfumes have relied on a chemical called bourgeonal to imbue their products with the sweet smell
Bottling the Symphonic Scents of Emotion
APS Past Board Member Gün R. Semin is exploring what he calls the “invisible orchestra” of bodily scents related to happiness, fear, and other emotional experiences.
Smell, Your Least Appreciated Sense
Your emotions are directly tied to the smells you experience. Join Rachel as she takes you on a tour of how smell affects the lives of everyone, from finding your spouse to survival. Enjoy her