November 6, 2012
Can Humans Smell the Scent of Fear?
Tia Ghose, Live Science
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Humans can smell fear and disgust, and the emotions are contagious, according to a new study.
The findings, published Nov. 5 in the journal Psychological Science, suggest that humans communicate via smell just like other animals.
TAGGED: smell, sweat, fear, olfaction