As Light as Your Scent: Effects of Smell and Sound on Body Image Perception

@inproceedings{Brianza2019AsLA,
  title={As Light as Your Scent: Effects of Smell and Sound on Body Image Perception},
  author={Giada Brianza and Ana Tajadura-Jim{\'e}nez and Emanuela Maggioni and Dario Pittera and Nadia Bianchi-Berthouze and Marianna Obrist},
  booktitle={INTERACT},
  year={2019}
}
How people mentally represent their body appearance (i.e., body image perception - BIP) does not always match their actual body. BIP distortions can lead to a detriment in physical and emotional health. Recent works in HCI have shown that technology can be used to change people’s BIP through visual, tactile, proprioceptive, and auditory stimulation. This paper investigates, for the first time, the effect of olfactory stimuli, by looking at a possible enhancement of a known auditory effect on… 

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