„Smells are not things“
A new theory of odor perception
Smells are different from sights. Yet for decades odor perception has been measured with the same techniques as visual perception. Ep Köster proposes a different approach.
His misfit theory of odor perception explains why we are so bad at identifying odors, and why this is good for us. His new theory leads to a better way of evaluating our sense of smell.
You can choose between a long (50 min) and a short (5 min) version of the interview.