FunIs it possible to perceive smells in the dream?

Is it possible to perceive smells in the dream?

Numerous studies have shown that most sleepers have smelly dreams , that is, perfectly identifiable odors appear in their dreams. However, most of the testimonies lack precision when describing the odorous sensations of the dream. Add to that the fact that neurologists know very little about the biology of fragrant dreams. Experts know that the cells that store olfactory memories are found in the limbic system – a deep region of the brain – but they do not know how an odor stored in memory manifests itself in a dream . Things get complicated during paradoxical or REM sleep, a phase in which the memory is free to associate its memories. Thus, a field of lavender can smell like chives during REM sleep.

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