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Main Verbal Responses During Human Olfaction

By: Mans Boelens and Harrie Boelens
Posted: June 6, 2006

By means of these senses they can communicate with their environment. With the senses of smell and taste the animal world communicates via chemicals. Chemical communication plays an important role in locating food, in inter-individual relations (social and sexual) and in detecting danger. With the chemical senses one may assume that a chemical substance (or mixture) interacts with a biological system resulting in a response. Human olfaction concerns the odor perception by human beings.

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