How do dogs “see” with their noses?

Splash screen for how dogs smell.

This TED video provides some great insight into how dogs smell and how they use this superpower to interrogate our world. We know how good their noses are but we are perhaps not aware of how they use this sense to navigate the world, protect themselves from danger and of course, make friends….

The video author is Alexandra Horowitz and he explains:

You may have heard the expression that dogs ‘see with their noses.’ But these creature’s amazing nasal architecture actually reveals a whole world beyond what we can see. Alexandra Horowitz illustrates how the dog’s nose can smell the past, the future and even things that can’t be seen at all.

Alexandra Horowitz TED Talk

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