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Why You Can’t Smell Yourself?

Season 10 Episode 7 | 19m 10s | Video has closed captioning.

There is an absolutely weird, but surprisingly common phenomenon called sensory adaptation that you experience every day in countless ways without even realizing it. Without this very strange phenomenon, you would be lost, overwhelmed, and completely unable to navigate the external world. In this episode, we’ll explore the many ways your brain “tunes out” most of what’s going on around you.

Aired: 07/12/22

Rating: NR


Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning