Fragrance: The psychology and biology of perfume / Edition 1

Fragrance: The psychology and biology of perfume / Edition 1

by Charles S. Van Toller
     
 

ISBN-10: 1851668721

ISBN-13: 9781851668724

Pub. Date: 01/18/1993

Publisher: Springer Netherlands

This book builds on and extends the previous book: Perfumery: the psychology and biology of fragrance. Thus, a large part of the book reviews the latest evidence on olfaction research which is relevant to the study of perfumery psychology.  See more details below

Overview

This book builds on and extends the previous book: Perfumery: the psychology and biology of fragrance. Thus, a large part of the book reviews the latest evidence on olfaction research which is relevant to the study of perfumery psychology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781851668724
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
01/18/1993
Edition description:
1993
Pages:
343
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.24(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction. The psychology of personality and aesthetics. Olfactory hedonics in infants and young children. The semiotic relevance of human olfaction: a biological approach. Ageing and the sense of smell: potential benefits of fragrance enhancement. Mammals and semiochemicals. Human semiochemicals. Individual differences in olfactory ability. From moods to molecules: the psychopharmacology of perfumery and aromatherapy. The use of odour in the study of emotion. Cognitive and non-cognitive effects of odour exposure: electrophysiological and behavioural evidence. Olfactory evoked potential activity and hedonics. The brain and the sense of smell: can we begin to make sense of cortical information after an odour has been received? Psychophysiological studies of fragrances. Perfume classification: a new approach. The typography of perfume advertising. The effect of social and economic changes and trends in fashion and their effects on international perfumery marketing. Perspectives in aromatherapy. The anthropology of smell and scent in ancient Egypt and South American shamanism. Index.

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