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Do orange scents remind you of carefree, summer days? Does the smell of lime take you back to your last beach vacation? Even if you answered “no” to both questions, it’s likely you have certain scents that evoke memories and transport you to sunny summer moments.   It’s no secret that smells can elicit significant emotional responses. On an anatomical level, our sense of smell “is part of the brain's limbic system, an area so closely associated with memory and feeling it's sometimes called the "emotional brain" (Dowdey). In other words, our sense of smell is so strong that it...

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