This book brings hope of renewal, putting back the olfactory sense next to sight and hearing to balance all of our senses.
Smelling and wellbeing: this will be the heritage and gifts we leave to our children and next generations.
About the author:
Creezy Courtoy is an historian and anthropologist specializing in perfume and olfaction.
She is also Founder and Chair of the non-profit International Perfume Foundation.
Preamble by Marc Luyckx Ghisi. He was, for almost ten years, adviser to EU Presidents Delors and Santer at the European Commission's Prospective Cell in Brussels.
UnderstandinG The Importance of olfaction
During her research she spent a lot of time with gorillas to study the sense of olfaction. This sense has been neglected and rejected by our society since the 19thCentury more focused on the senses of sight and hearing considered more “intellectual”.
Today, we have lost our olfactory sense and must learn again to smell.
This study explains the importance of the olfactory sense for our health, its physical function and the ways smells travel within our bodies.
« Les Ateliers des Petits Nez » Workshops for Little Noses is an educational program teaching how to preserve the olfactory sense for babies, to develop it for children and to restore it for adults.
Condition: New - Published in Paris on November 2018
Prix: 25 €