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Mindful Chocolate and Other Adventures in Olfaction

By Ellen Langer, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, Harvard University, author, widely regarded as founder of the academic field of mindfulness Many of us may know that the perception of scent (olfaction) is 85% of flavor perception. When we have a stuffy nose, food simply loses some of its appeal. As Ausiello and Edwards write in […]