Writing Prompt: What the Nose Knows

It’s pretty well-established that scent connects deeply to memory, especially early, emotional memories. For a quick explanation as to why, give this SciShow clip a watch:

So this week, let’s focus on scent. Finish this sentence:

The smell of an orange reminds me of … 


You take it from there! Replace the food item as necessary.

Special thanks to this TED-Ed post for today’s inspiration. If this prompt isn’t doing it for you, they’ve got 21 more to choose from.

Come up with something great? Share it in the comments below—it just might become our next post!


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