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Datafile Name: Scents
Datafile Subjects: Psychology
Story Names: Scents and Learning
Reference: Hirsch, A. R., and Johnston, L. H. "Odors and Learning," Smell & Taste Treatment and Research Foundation, Chicago.
Authorization: Contact authors
Description: Data on the time subjects required to complete a pencil and paper maze when they were smelling a floral scent and when they were not.
Number of cases: 21
Variable Names:
  1. ID:
  2. Sex: M=male, F=female
  3. Age: Age in years
  4. Smoker: Y if subject smoked, N if did not
  5. Opinion: "pos" if subject found the odor inherently positive, "indiff" if indifferent, "neg" if inherently negative
  6. Order: 1 if did unscented trials first, 2 if did scented trials first
  7. U-Trial 1: length of time required for first unscented trial
  8. U-Trial 2 : length of time required for second unscented trial
  9. U-Trial 3: length of time required for third unscented trial
  10. S-Trial 1 : length of time required for first scented trial
  11. S-Trial 2 : length of time required for second scented trial
  12. S-Trial 3: length of time required for third scented trial
The Data:
ID	Sex	Smoker	Opinion	Age	Order	U-Trial 1	U-Trial 2	U-Trial 3	S-Trial 1	S-Trial 2	S-Trial 3
1	M	N	pos	23	1	38.4	27.7	25.7	53.1	30.6	30.2
2	F	Y	neg	43	2	46.2	57.2	41.9	54.7	43.3	56.7
3	M	N	pos	43	1	72.5	57.9	51.9	74.2	53.4	42.4
4	M	N	neg	32	2	38.0	38.0	32.2	49.6	37.4	34.4
5	M	N	neg	15	1	82.8	57.9	64.7	53.6	48.6	44.8
6	F	Y	pos	37	2	33.9	32.0	31.4	51.3	35.5	42.9
7	F	N	pos	26	1	50.4	40.6	40.1	44.1	46.9	42.7
8	F	N	pos	35	2	35.0	33.1	43.2	34.0	26.4	24.8
9	M	N	pos	26	1	32.8	26.8	33.9	34.5	25.1	25.1
10	F	N	indiff	31	2	60.1	53.2	40.4	59.1	87.1	59.2
11	F	Y	pos	35	1	75.1	63.1	58.0	67.3	43.8	42.2
12	F	Y	indiff	55	2	57.6	57.7	61.5	75.5	126.6	48.4
13	F	Y	pos	25	1	55.5	63.3	44.6	41.1	41.8	32.0
14	M	Y	indiff	39	2	49.5	45.8	35.3	52.2	53.8	48.1
15	M	N	indiff	25	1	40.9	35.7	37.2	28.3	26.0	33.7
16	M	N	pos	26	2	44.3	46.8	39.4	74.9	45.3	42.6
17	M	Y	neg	33	1	93.8	91.9	77.4	77.5	55.8	54.9
18	M	N	neg	62	2	47.9	59.9	52.8	50.9	58.6	64.5
19	F	Y	pos	54	1	75.2	54.1	63.6	70.1	44.0	43.1
20	F	N	neg	38	2	46.2	39.3	56.6	60.3	47.8	52.8
21	M	N	neg	65	1	56.3	45.8	58.9	59.9	36.8	44.3