Tuesday, March 26, 2013

You Can Smell Emotion!

So a researcher at Utrecht University, Gun Semin had male students watch one of two movies.  One scary and one disgusting and then collected sweat samples.  The samples were exposed to females who then  produced either a fearful or a disgust expression.

Read more about this in Layman's terms at, http://www.forbes.com/sites/rogerdooley/2012/11/08/people-can-smell-emotions/

Or from the Journal, http://pss.sagepub.com/content/early/2012/09/27/0956797612445317.abstract