Olfactory Imagination and Odor Processing: Three Same-Different Experiments

E.P. Koster, O. van der Stelt, R.R. Nixdorf, M.R.I. Linschoten, J. Mojet, R.A. de Wijk

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Do people who claim to have olfactory imagination process odors more efficiently? In three same–different experiments, using all possible combinations of odors and odor names as primes and targets, selected high imagers (n¿=¿12) were faster (±230 ms; P¿
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)68-84
JournalChemosensory Perception
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2014


  • reaction-times
  • betts questionnaire
  • imagery vividness
  • mental mixtures
  • visual-imagery
  • shortened form
  • error rates
  • food memory
  • perception
  • taste


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