What is smell?
It’s a mean to recognize the world around us through the
interpretations of different scents.
Olfactory (smell nerve) cells are stimulated by the odors
around us. These nerve cells are found in a tiny patch of tissue
high up tin the nose, and they connect directly to the brain.
Considered a chemical sense because
the sense processes chemicals in the air.
How is it different?
Some say that is is most linked to your memory
How reliable is it?
It’s just as reliable as any other sense.
However senses are only reliable to a certain extent because
all sense are perceived differently from person to person, and
there is no way to test how another person
sees, smells, touches, tastes, or hears.
Animals sense of smell
Some animals have a very keen sense of smell like :
Moths (use antennae)
Eastern American Mole
These particular animals tend to use their sense of smell to their
advantage, and many rely on their sense of smell more so than their other
Sense of hunger- allows your body to detect when you need to