Can we smell colour? What do yellow, green, purple, or brown smell like? For my dissertation I was keen to explore something that we may not notice or think about in our daily lives: how smell and vision interact, more specifically how colour and smell perception are linked.
The majority of society knows the term for the loss of sight or the loss of hearing, but what about the loss of smell or taste? Well this week (18th May 2020), the term ‘anosmia’ hit the national press as it became recognised as one of the three main symptoms of COVID-19. This blog describes what anosmia is, and why the power of smell should never be underestimated.