The Face Hole Series

Interesting Facts about Your Sense of Smell

And The Reason Perfumers Put Cat Pee in Perfume

Photo by Rémi Rémino on Unsplash

Did you know you can smell fear? Beyond the stench of smelly armpits, terrified sweat contains pheromones that trigger the parts of our brains that sense fear. We can smell other emotions too: disgust, happiness, and even sexual arousal. All in, we can…



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Dr. Linda Dahl

Dr. Linda Dahl


Physician. Author of Tooth and Nail:The Making of a Female Fight Doctor & Better Breastfeeding, @doctorlindadahl