Smell, emotion and memory: the neurobiology view

Smell, emotion and memory: the neurobiology view Sandeep Robert Datta is a Professor of Neurobiology at Harvard Medical School and a leader in the field of olfactory research. His life’s work has been exploring the biology of the olfactory system. […]

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What we’d like doctors to know

What we’d like doctors to know Sharing experiences of smell loss Chrissi brought together three people living with long term smell loss following Covid-19 to explore their experiences of seeking support for and answers to their condition. Cara, Nick and […]

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Sense of Smell Project findings published

Sense of Smell Project findings published How the AbScent community improved our understanding of parosmia AbScent’s founder, Chrissi Kelly talks about the Sense of Smell Project and how the AbScent Community has played an important role in understanding more about […]

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What happens in your brain when you cannot smell

What happens in your brain when you cannot smell Professor Johan Lundstrom leads the way in understanding how our brain processes smell and he shared with Chrissi the implications of what he has learned for successful smell training. Johan Lundstrom […]

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An Interview with Dr Stephanie Hunter

An Interview with Dr Stephanie Hunter Dr Stephanie Hunter received a grant from AbScent to research whether using capsaicin in food could make food more enjoyable. Here she tells us about her work and what motivates her. Dr Stephanie Hunter […]

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Research highlights impact of Covid-19 on smell and taste

Research highlights impact of Covid-19 on smell and taste How the AbScent Community changed medical understanding Research experts working with AbScent’s Facebook group have recorded for the first time the wider impact of altered sensing on people’s daily lives. ‘Altered Smell […]

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Keeping active can maintain sense of smell

Keeping active can maintain sense of smell Keeping active in later life can help to maintain your sense of smell, according to a study published by researchers from the University of Cagliari, Italy earlier this year. Reduced sense of smell […]

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