Might the chemicals we exhale while watching movies tell us about the emotional stress that we’re experiencing? In episode 41, Jonathan Williams from the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry in Mainz, Germany discusses his research analyzing the gasses emitted in cinemas, as described in his article “Proof of concept study: Testing human volatile organic compounds as tools for age classification of films,” published on October 11, 2018 in the journal PLOS One.

A Sniff Test of Stress - Jonathan Williams
A Sniff Test of Stress - Jonathan Williams
A Sniff Test of Stress - Jonathan Williams A Sniff Test of Stress - Jonathan Williams
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Hosts / Producers

Doug Leigh & Ryan Watkins

How to Cite

Leigh, D., Watkins, R., & Williams, J.. (2019, January 22). Parsing Science – A Sniff Test of Stress. figshare. https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.7619045

Music

What’s The Angle? by Shane Ivers

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