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This is just what happened in an experiment in which researchers measured brain activity of volunteers in a study that associated smells and colors.
Things like coffee grounds and charcoal are called “physical deodorizers,” because they absorb tiny particles in the air that are causing the smell. The problem is, eventually they reach a state called “equilibrium,” in which the deodorizer has absorbed all it can.