olfactory positioning system

Human’s Nose can act as Built-in GPS

Human’s Nose can act as Built-in GPS

UC Berkeley researchers show that we can use our sense of smell not just to identify objects, but to navigate. The results evoke a GPS-like superpower one could call an “olfactory positioning system.” Like homing pigeons, humans have a nose for navigation because our brains are wired to convert smells into spatial information, new research […]