Cross-modal interactions between olfaction and touch.

  title={Cross-modal interactions between olfaction and touch.},
  author={Maria Luisa Dematt{\`e} and Daniel Sanabria and Rachel Sugarman and Charles Spence},
  journal={Chemical senses},
  volume={31 4},
We report two experiments designed to investigate the nature of any cross-modal interactions between olfactory and tactile information processing. In Experiment 1, we assessed the influence of olfactory cues on the tactile perception of fabric softness using computer-controlled stimulus presentation. The results showed that participants rated fabric swatches as feeling significantly softer when presented with a lemon odor than when presented with an animal-like odor, demonstrating that… CONTINUE READING

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