Ongoing Research​​​​​​​
MIT Media Lab
Extended Cognition: Designing for Embodied, Spatial, and Social Thinking, Fall 2022
Instructor: Caitlin Morris, Abhinandan Jain, Pattie Maes
Naana Obeng-Marnu, Ana Merla Lopez
It has been demonstrated in previous research that scent can impact behavior, and that there are certain scents that are commonly recognizable. However, there is limited research on the relationship between scent and productivity or motivation. In this study, we aim to investigate whether exposure to certain scents can increase motivation to complete a task and whether different scents can elicit different behaviors.
stay tuned for more!