Characterizing the Sense of Smell in Humans
The Monell Chemical Senses Center is looking for volunteers for a smell study to be conducted remotely in the greater Philadelphia area.
The purpose of these studies is to characterize the sense of smell in humans.
Eligible to adults 18 – 55 years of age. Subjects will be asked to detect, identify, discriminate, and evaluate various smells.
The total estimated time of your participation in this study is up to 2 hours per visit and may include multiple sessions.
We will compensate subjects for participation and travel costs for each study visit. Compensation based upon completion of tasks
and length of participation.
Some exclusion criteria apply; please contact the lab for more information.
Contact Matt by e-mail at: Smellmonell@gmail.com
Ad posted 12/9/2020 and recruitment is open until 02/01/2021.
Sense of Smell and COVID-19
Do you want to test your sense of smell from home?
Have you recently experienced any flu symptoms?
You may qualify for a scientific study, performed by the Monell Chemical Senses Center, about the sense of smell and how the flu/COVID affects it.
Information about the test:
- You will receive by mail a set of scratch and sniff odor cards with instructions on how to use them and how to access the website where you will write your answers.
- It will take about 15-20 minutes to perform the odor test and complete few demographic and health questions.
- The test will be performed online at your convenience.
- You will need access to the internet and a physical address so we can snail mail the scratch and sniff odor cards.
Who to Contact:
If you would like to participate in this study or have any questions, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ad posted 05/11/2020.
Subjects Needed for Taste Research
What: Sample solutions (mostly food and flavor ingredients) and make judgments regarding sensory properties.
Where: Monell Chemical Senses Center, 3500 Market Street
When: Study Starting Now
Contact: Natasha at (267) 519-4777 or email@example.com for details.
Ad posted 1/24/2019 and recruitment is open until we reach a sufficient number of participants.
Adults Needed for Research Study
Adults are needed for a research study on the taste of medicines for children. There will be multiple test sessions each lasting 1 hour and will require you to do smell and taste testing, complete questionnaires, and provide a saliva sample. You will be compensated for your participation.
If interested, call 267-519-4888 for more information.