Temperamental influences on children’s olfactory performance
New paper “Temperamental Influences on Children’s Olfactory Performance: The Role of Self-Regulation” by Lenka Martinec Nováková and Radka Vojtušová Mrzílková was published in the Chemosensory Perception journal. It is based on research that has investigated the relationship between olfactory abilities (mainly olfactory sensitivity) and personality traits (mainly neuroticism) in young adults. Present research has focused on the link between olfactory abilities and temperament showing higher olfactory identification scores in children (6-8 years) who were rated as more capable of self-control by their parents (but a link to neuroticism was not found).
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