# Skin conductance and subjective assessments associated with the odour of 5-α-androstan-3-one

@article{Toller1983SkinCA,
title={Skin conductance and subjective assessments associated with the odour of 5-$\alpha$-androstan-3-one},
author={C. van Toller and Michael Kirk-Smith and N. Wood and J. Lombard and George H. Dodd},
journal={Biological Psychology},
year={1983},
volume={16},
pages={85-107}
}
• C. Toller, +2 authors G. Dodd
• Published 1 February 1983
• Psychology
• Biological Psychology
Abstract Two experiments are reported using the odours of 5-α-androstan-3-one (androstanone) and, a control odour, aurantiol. Various measures of skin conductance (SC) were recorded and analysed and subjects also rated the odours using analogue scales. The first experiment involved comparisons beetween subjects who perceive the androstanone odour as pleasant and subjects who perceive it as unpleasant. A number of differences were shown between the two groups and also between androstanone and…
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