Part BSense of Smell

1. Record the results (as +, if recognized; as 0, if unrecognized) from the tests of odor recognition in the following table:

Substance Tested

Odor Reported

First Trial

Second Trial

2. Record the results of the olfactory sensory adaptation time in the following table:

Substance Tested

Adaptation Time in Seconds

3. Complete the following:

a. How do you describe your partner's ability to recognize the odors of the substances you tested?

b. Compare your experimental results with others in the class. Did you find any evidence to indicate that individuals may vary in their abilities to recognize odors? Explain your answer. _

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  • Pirkko Pelkonen
    How do you describe your partners ability to recognize the odors of the substances you tested?
    1 year ago

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