Attentional modulation of desensitization to odor.

  title={Attentional modulation of desensitization to odor.},
  author={Nicholas Fallon and Timo Giesbrecht and Andrej Stancak},
  journal={Attention, perception & psychophysics},
  volume={80 5},
Subjective and behavioral responsiveness to odor diminishes during prolonged exposure. The precise mechanisms underlying olfactory desensitization are not fully understood, but previous studies indicate that the phenomenon may be modulated by central-cognitive processes. The present study investigated the effect of attention on perceived intensity during… CONTINUE READING