Assessing Olfaction: Cognitive and Measurement Issues

  • June Corwin


In this chapter, I will apply an information processing approach1 to the examination of standard and novel olfactory assessment paradigms, with particular attention to the assessment of olfactory identification in cognitively impaired subjects (specifically patients with dementia or mental retardation) and in normal aged subjects.


False Alarm False Alarm Rate Olfactory Function Verbal Label Olfactory Stimulus 
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