Trigeminal-based Temperature Illusions

@article{Brooks2020TrigeminalbasedTI,
  title={Trigeminal-based Temperature Illusions},
  author={Jas Brooks and Steven Nagels and Pedro Lopes},
  journal={Proceedings of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems},
  year={2020}
}
We explore a temperature illusion that uses low-powered electronics and enables the miniaturization of simple warm and cool sensations. Our illusion relies on the properties of certain scents, such as the coolness of mint or hotness of peppers. These odors trigger not only the olfactory bulb, but also the nose's trigeminal nerve, which has receptors that respond to both temperature and chemicals. To exploit this, we engineered a wearable device based on micropumps and an atomizer that emits up… 

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