Discover how The Scent of Desire effects not just your libido, but your emotional life, and memory with author Dr. Rachel Herz, a leading world expert on the psychology of olfaction. The connections between our sense of smell, our sexuality, emotions and memory is deep and primal. Listen to one of the world’s foremost authorities explain the in-depth connections that have hardwired our species and our relationships.
Dr. Herz, on faculty at Brown University is a leading world expert in the psychological science of olfaction, and has been conducting research on the sense of smell for 20 years. She is the author of The Scent of Desire: Discovering Our Enigmatic Sense of Smell and has published over 55 original research papers and contributed numerous chapters to college textbooks and academic anthologies. In addition she consults for the world’s leading multinational fragrance and flavor companies, and is frequently called upon as an expert witness in cases involving the sense of smell. She is currently working on a second book which further explores the connection between our senses, motivations, behavior and emotion.
This is a conversation that will make you rethink everything you smell and give you insight into the feelings they evoke.