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Color of scents: chromatic stimuli modulate odor responses in the human brain.

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Color has a profound effect on the perception of odors. For example, strawberry-flavored drinks smell more pleasant when colored red than green and descriptions of the "nose" of a wine are dramatically influenced by its color. Using functional magnetic resonance imaging, we demonstrate a neurophysiological correlate of these cross-modal visual influences on olfactory perception. Subjects were scanned while exposed either to odors or colors in isolation or to color-odor combinations that were ...

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10.1152/jn.00555.2004

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
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Journal:
Journal of neurophysiology
Volume:
93
Issue:
6
Pages:
3434-3441
Publication date:
2005-06-05
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EISSN:
1522-1598
ISSN:
0022-3077
URN:
uuid:8be7408f-2e75-4b15-b455-aaaeb1d01dc8
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241436
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pubs:241436

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