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„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.


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