Olfactory Performance in a Large Sample of Early-Blind and Late-Blind Individuals.

@article{Sorokowska2016OlfactoryPI,
  title={Olfactory Performance in a Large Sample of Early-Blind and Late-Blind Individuals.},
  author={Agnieszka Sorokowska},
  journal={Chemical senses},
  year={2016},
  volume={41 8},
  pages={
          703-9
        }
}
Previous examinations of olfactory sensitivity in blind people have produced contradictory findings. Thus, whether visual impairment is associated with increased olfactory abilities is unclear. In the present investigation, I aimed to resolve the existing questions via a relatively large-scale study comprising early-blind (N = 43), and late-blind (N = 41) and sighted (N = 84) individuals matched in terms of gender and age. To compare the results with those of previous studies, I combined data… CONTINUE READING

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