Brainy videos

By Sarah Zielinski, 14:22 PM September 24, 2013

A short film that uses humor and science to explain congenital anosmia has won the Society for Neuroscience’s 2013 Brain Awareness Video Contest. In the video, Travis Grenier (above), a film student at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Fla., and a 12-year-old friend explain that Grenier was born without the ability to smell and show how the brain is responsible. In one segment, the friend tests Grenier’s lack of sniffing power by dangling a dirty sock near his nose. Other contest honorees ...

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