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Marion Richardson

Stories

  • The Sense Of TasteSubscription

    30 November, 2007

    This article continues our series on the senses and looks at the sense of taste, or gustation.

  • Sense of smellSubscription

    23 November, 2007

    Author Marion Richardson, BD, DipN, Cert Ed, RNT, RN, is principal lecturer, University of Hertfordshire. This article continues our series on the senses and looks at the sense of smell. Our sense of smell, or olfactory sense, allows us to detect small differences in odours. Smell may be an aid to survival as many noxious volatile materials have their own characteristic smell (Allan, 2005). It certainly appears to be involved in sexual attraction as we, like man