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Wake up and smell the jelly beans!

09 Feb 2016

Professor Matthew Cobb explains how the nose knows

jelly beans

Have you ever wondered why things smell like they do? Or why the sense of smell has the capacity to invoke such powerful memories? How do we smell and do we smell things in the same way?

To find out the answer to these questions, and more, then come to an interactive presentation from Professor Matthew Cobb, Professor of Zoology at the Faculty of Life Sciences, regular contributor to Infinite Monkey Cage and best-selling author of ‘Life’s Greatest Secret’.

As if that were not enough there will also be jelly beans!

More information

The Speakezee event will be on Thursday, 18 February, 7-9pm, at 70 Oxford Street. Tickets cost £6.

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