Your sense of smell

sense of smell

The olfactory system:

This system is responsible for our sense of smell . Also called sense of smell, it is one of our five most important senses and allows us to detect and recognize odor molecules in the air.

Once detected by sensory organs, nerve signals are sent to the brain where the signals are processed. Your sense of smell is closely linked to your sense of taste, as both depend on the perception of molecules.

It is our sense of smell that allows us to detect the flavors in the foods we eat. Smell is one of our most powerful senses. Our sense of smell can trigger memories and influence our mood and behavior .