Is it possible to smell something without knowing it?
Can a smell enter your olfactory sensors without you registering it? If so, how does our brain go about filtering the smells out?
Smelling is one of our several senses, so usually when one senses something it is registered or detected, this is "by definition." Now your question is interesting because you question hinges on "deep philosophical thought." You have probably hear... read more
I think the answer is yes. A friend had lots of chemo ( which worked, thankfully!) and one of the results is that she has just about lost her sense of smell. However, it has also left her sensitive to some smells, actually allergic. She went somewhere in a bottled gas taxi and had to ask to get out as she was feeling so nauseous she needed to be sick. She couldn't smell it, but the gas tank was leaking, so I guess she saved both their lives!
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