Olfactory perception and olfactory imagery: a multidimensional analysis.

  title={Olfactory perception and olfactory imagery: a multidimensional analysis.},
  author={Marisa Carrasco and J B Ridout},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. Human perception and performance},
  volume={19 2},
Whether a system of imagery for olfaction exists is currently an unsettled issue. Moreover, the dimensions underlying odor perception have eluded researchers for many years. Two experiments bearing on these issues are presented. In one experiment, a group of 32 undergraduates rated the similarity of pairs of 16 commonplace odorants (e.g., chocolate and leather) they perceived using scratch and sniff stimuli; in another, a different group of 44 undergraduates was asked to imagine and then rate… CONTINUE READING


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