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Running head: [SHORTENED TITLE UP TO 50 CHARACTERS] 1 Chemical Senses: Smell and Taste. PSY/345 Lynn Davison
[SHORTENED TITLE UP TO 50 CHARACTERS] 2 Abstract What are our chemical senses and what do we use them for? Our chemical senses are the sense of taste and the sense of smell. We use both for numerous reason, and in this paper, we will show you why. We will see how the sense of smell and the sense of taste impact each other, what we use them for and which one is the most powerful over the two. We will determine which chemical sense would be used to make a meal memorable. This paper will show what sensory elements are needed to show the connection between emotional memories, the brain and the chemical senses. As well as what cause the connection between emotional memories, the chemical senses and the brain. The sense of smell and the sense of taste, are they what keeps us going, do they bring value to our quality of life, or are they simply tools we use that we could live without?
[SHORTENED TITLE UP TO 50 CHARACTERS] 3 Chemical Senses: Smell and Taste. The chemical senses, smell and taste, work together incredibly and are both responsible for detecting chemicals. The sense of taste and the sense of smell come directly from our primitive survival, but do we understand the impact that these two senses really have on our world? Not only do we use these senses to help reproduce, we use them to gather nutrients for our own survival. Both are uses that we still depend on to this day. As similar as the two chemical senses maybe, they do have their differences. The Sense of Smell. Inside the nose we have the cilia, which is millions of tiny hairs that then send signals to the brain about what we are smelling using the olfactory nerve. When we sniff small molecules travel through the air into our nose to the olfactory receptors. Those neurons from the receptors then travels to

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