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Effects of Peppermint and Cinnamon Odor Administration on Simulated Driving Alertness, Mood and Workload

@article{Raudenbush2009EffectsOP,
  title={Effects of Peppermint and Cinnamon Odor Administration on Simulated Driving Alertness, Mood and Workload},
  author={Bryan Raudenbush and Rebecca Grayhem and Tommie Adrienne Sears and Ian Wilson},
  journal={North American Journal of Psychology},
  year={2009},
  volume={11},
  pages={245}
}
Past research indicates that the presence of peppermint and cinnamon odors during human performance assessment can dramatically influence motivation, task performance, and alertness. In a series of studies, Warm and colleagues investigated the efficacy of certain odors to enhance performance accuracy on a tedious vigilance or sustained attention task. The bulk of these studies (Dember, Warm & Parasuraman, 1996; Jones, Ruhl, Warm & Dember, 1999; Warm, Dember & Parasuraman, 1991) indicate that… 

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