The olfactory experience: constants and cultural variables.

  • Jeannette Candau
  • Published 2004 in
    Water science and technology : a journal of the…


Odor and olfaction anthropology explores four lines of research which, in many cases, may overlap: the variability of the olfactory perception, olfactory skills and know-how, odor use, and odor representations. My proposal here is to deal with the first one, trying to answer the following question: is olfactory perception a phenomenon resulting solely from… (More)