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Published: 28 May 2020

168 Pages | A number of black and white images


ISBN: 9780198825258

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Smell: A Very Short Introduction

Matthew Cobb

Very Short Introductions

  • Summarises the latest neurobiological research on smell, in humans and other mammals, as well as in insects and fish
  • Discusses how our genes determine what we can and cannot smell, and why some people like a given smell and others do not
  • Explores how animals use smell to navigate and communicate
  • Considers the future of smell in a world of robots and climate change
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series - over ten million copies sold worldwide

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