Do you love the fragrance of coffee? Well, if you do, you’re bound to love the distinct benefits just a whiff of its fragrance has on your memory and cognitive functions.
Turns out that smelling a coffee-like scent, even without caffeine in it, has a similar effect that drinking coffee has on boosting the performance of your brain, especially on analytical tasks, reveals a recent study.
In fact, the study revealed that the scent of coffee can help people perform better on the ‘analytical portion’ of the Graduate Management Aptitude Test (GMAT), a computer adaptive test used by business schools globally.
Not only did the scent of coffee alone help people perform better on analytical tasks the cognitive boost they got from it also…