Taste & Smell Pre-lab. Web questions. 1.How many odors can the olfactory system recognize?. The smell, or olfactory system can distinguish thousands of odors. 2.Where is the olfactory lining located?. In the nose. 3.How does the olfactory bulb interpret different odors?.
6. Without our sense of smell, our sense of taste is limited to only _____distinct sensations: sweet, salty, sour, bitter, and the newly discovered “umami” or savory sensation.
14. It is important to understand that throughout every day and night of our lives we smell a wide variety of odors without being _____ of them at all.
15. People recall smells with _____% accuracy after a year, while the visual recall of photos sinks to about _____% after only three months.