memories that people allude to relate to childhood. Douglas Porteous (1985) hypothesises that
environmental smells become less noticeable as
people get older, and in a small survey of eight
autobiographical works discovers most smell associations occur between the ages of eight and fourteen years.
Is there a biological reason for that?
Perhaps you smell better when you Theory suggests that the richare young or you’re more open to est period of odour sensasmell as you are learning about your tion is at the start of a child’s
environment through smell? Less autonomous