Recent multisensory posts

Augmented + virtual realityMultisensoryTechnology
22/01/2021

How startups are using XR to disrupt how we work, learn, and play | The next web

Time to open up to new solutions. Andrea Hak Emerging tech like AI, robotics, IoT, blockchain, and machine learning are kicking our organizations into high gear by catapulting our ability…
FlavourMultisensorySmellSoundTaste
22/01/2021

‘Sensory Secret’ That Makes Coffee Even More Delicious | Dmarge

Have you ever stopped to think about how your regular coffee tastes at various times throughout the day? Even if you go to the same cafe and the same barista…
HealthMultisensory
22/01/2021

Sensory perception, cell signals disrupted in people and mice missing autism gene | Spectrum | Autism Research News

Excitatory drive: The structure of inhibitory neurons in mice missing a copy of the gene SYNGAP1 is typical, but the neurons have reduced excitatory inputs (white arrows). People and mice with…
HealthMultisensoryTouch/Feel/Texture
20/01/2021

Autism sensory struggles: the peripheral nerve system | Big Think

What does the peripheral nerve system have to do with autism? Credit: Myimagine on Adobe Stock Autism refers to a broad range of conditions characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors,…
MultisensoryTasteVisual
20/01/2021

Pop-Tarts’ Newest Flavor Is Pink Lemonade with different designs | WXYZ

Copyright Walmart. Photo by: Walmart What’s your favorite flavor of Pop-Tarts? Whether you’re a Chocolate Fudge fanatic or a Hot Fudge Sundae lover, you might think that Pop-Tarts can’t improve…
MultisensorySmellTouch/Feel/TextureVisual
19/01/2021

CES 2021: New Kohler bathtub brings forest bathing to your bathroom with scent, fog, and mood lighting | TechRepublic

This Stillness Tub draws its inspiration from Japanese forest bathing, or shinrin-yoku. Water, light, fog and aromas converge to create an immersive journey of the senses designed to relax the…
ArtEntertainmentMultisensoryTouch/Feel/TextureVisual
18/01/2021

Immerse yourself in a digital art sauna at teamLab Reconnect in Roppongi | Timeout Tokyo

Photo: teamLab‘Levitation’ This limited-time teamLab installation in a Tokyo bathhouse and sauna will open in March this year It’s easy to say teamLab is huge in Japan – not only are the teamLab…
Augmented + virtual realityMultisensoryTechnology
18/01/2021

6G could be the world’s first teleportation tech | Light Reading

Meetings conducted via holographic images and virtual reality will never substitute for the business lunch. That shared experience of munching tapas or quaffing Rioja has been an essential lubricant for…
EntertainmentHapticMultisensorySoundTouch/Feel/Texture
15/01/2021

Sexual Wellness Pioneer Satisfyer Wins Eleven GOOD DESIGN® Awards | PRNewswire

(PRNewsfoto/Satisfyer) Satisfyer, a leading sexual wellness company today announced that it has been recognized by the GOOD DESIGN® Awards for eleven of its sex-tech products. The oldest prestige design award of its…
HealthMultisensorySoundVisual
15/01/2021

More Birds Bring More Happiness, According to Science | Audubon

By Julia ZarankinContributor, Audubon magazine A pair of new studies show how birds improve our wellbeing, adding to a growing body of evidence that avians are an antidote to our…
InterestingMultisensorySoundVisual
15/01/2021

Unique Multi-Sensory Meditation Allowing You to Experience Colors | The Ritz Herald

SARA AUSTER. © VALSPAR People and Culture "THE SOUND OF COLOR" INSPIRED BY VALSPAR'S 2021 COLORS OF THE YEAR Today, industry leading paint and coatings brand, Valspar, from the Sherwin-Williams…
EntertainmentInterestingMultisensorySmellSoundVisual
14/01/2021

The people who want to send smells through your TV | BBC Future

by Mark Ellwood4th January 2021. (Image credit: Ferrantraite/Getty Images) The people who want to send smells through your TV We can see, hear and even feel the action as it…
MultisensorySmellSound
13/01/2021

Steph Richards’ super scents make Supersense | San Diego Reader

UCSD trumpet professor Steph Richards explores the connection between smell and music in her album Supersense. “Iwas at an Alex Cline concert when the air-conditioning suddenly came on and immediately the…
Augmented + virtual realityCommunicationMultisensorySmellTechnologyVisual
06/01/2021

We’re about to start sending messages with our noses | WIRED UK

LUIS MENDO Scents and smells provide us with unique clues about the environment but, unlike animals or plants, humans massively under-use this wealth of olfactory information. This will change in…
FlavourMultisensoryTasteVisual
06/01/2021

Angel Share Artworks Takes New Approach To Whisky Flavor Chart | The Whiskey Wash

Angel Share Artworks recently revamped, in their own way, the whiskey flavor chart. The company uses graphics to explore the stories and themes that have shaped this brown spirit type.…
HealthMultisensoryScientific
06/01/2021

Research you can see, smell, hear, taste and touch | News | University of Calgary

Research you can see, smell, hear, taste and touch Kathleen Sitter becomes first Canada Research Chair in Faculty of Social Work Touch. Taste. Sight. Hearing. Smell. Our senses inform our…
InterestingMultisensorySoundVisual
06/01/2021

Wake up and smell the axe: check out this guitar made from coffee beans | Happy Mag

Burls Art has continued on his madcap adventure to make guitars out of an insane range of materials. Check out his latest example, made from coffee beans. It starts out…
MultisensoryScientificTouch/Feel/Texture
05/01/2021

Researchers Explore How the Human Body Senses Temperature | PEWtrusts

Getty Images As winter arrives and daylight hours decrease, it gets easier to hit the snooze button and stay in bed. It turns out that there’s a scientific reason behind…
Augmented + virtual realityMultisensorySound
01/01/2021

The Internet of Senses: Sounds Like Me | Interesting Engineering

Andrii Shchuka/iStock The Internet of Senses (IoS) is part of the emerging technologies that are going to take over and reshape our life during the next decade. The Internet of Senses is one…
Augmented + virtual realityMultisensoryTechnology
01/01/2021

The Future Of Virtual Reality (VR) | Forbes

The Future Of Virtual Reality (VR) ADOBE STOCK You might think you’ve experienced VR, and you might have been pretty impressed. Particularly if you’re a gamer, there are some great…
CommunicationHapticMultisensorySmellSoundVisual
18/12/2020

Zoom founder teases virtual handshakes and the aroma of coffee | Stylist

Getty Virtual handshakes and the smell of coffee may be coming to a Zoom near you soon, says founder Eric Yuan – but will these developments be any match for the energy and flow of real-life meetings?…
Augmented + virtual realityMultisensoryTechnology
18/12/2020

Textile electronics for virtual and augmented reality applications | Nanowerk

Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) are some of the hottest multidisciplinary technology trends right now, integrating computer, various sensor, graphic image, communication, measurement and control multimedia, artificial intelligence,…
ArtHealthMultisensory
18/12/2020

The art of masking: autistic women and their experiences of diagnosis | SW Londoner

The art of masking: autistic women and their experiences of diagnosis “A lot of women are told they don’t look autistic, or don’t seem autistic.  “I don’t know what we’re…
Augmented + virtual realityMultisensoryTechnology
17/12/2020

Emerging Consumer Trends Evolving Toward 2030: The Internet of Senses | Interesting engineering

Internet of Senses (IoS)SIphotography/iStock Can you imagine yourself living in the Internet of Senses world? Read to find out what the IoS is all about. The Internet of Things, Augmented…
Augmented + virtual realityInterestingMultisensoryTasteVisual
17/12/2020

Coffee Color Changes in Virtual Reality Affect Real-Life Perceptions, Research Shows | Daily Coffee News

New research suggests that changes in the color of cold-brewed coffee as seen through virtuality (VR) can have a profound affect on sensory perceptions. Published earlier this month, the research…
ArtMultisensorySoundSynaesthesiaVisual
17/12/2020

Braun: Sound, Designed by The Wild | Creative Works | The Drum

‘Sound, designed.’ is the first major piece of creative work by The Wild for Braun Audio and its new LE speakers range. The campaign's conceptual film features synaesthetic artist Jake-Andrew…
ArtMultisensorySoundVisual
17/12/2020

‘Museum Fiasco’ is the first museum of its kind in Las Vegas | KSNV

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — The first Kunsthalle-style museum is being brought to Las Vegas with Museum Fiasco at AREA15. Kunsthalle-style museums are a non-collection-based museum hosting rotating exhibits. There are currently…
EntertainmentMultisensorySmellVisual
17/12/2020

Bacon-scented wrapping paper is a thing: Here’s how to get it | pennlive.com

The Manly Man Co. sells bacon-scented wrapping paper and other bacon-themed gifts. A Southern California company has just released something for the bacon lover on your holiday gift list - bacon-scented…
MultisensorySmellSoundVisual
17/12/2020

Sounds, smells could sway our self-image | EurekAlert! Science News

A lemony scent and light sounds could change the way you feel about yourself. Previously, researchers have shown that visual and tactile stimulation can change a person's perception of their…
MultisensorySoundTaste
15/12/2020

Sonic frequencies and musical gestures calibrated to enhance the mouthfeel, flavour and provenance of each ingredient | JACOB THOMPSON-BELL

Current: Unusual ingredients is a multi-sensory project bringing to life the relationships between sound and flavour through live musical events and an album, created in collaboration with music producer Adam Martin…
MarketingMultisensorySmellVisual
15/12/2020

Del Monte giving away banana and pineapple scented wrapping paper | pennlive.com

Del Monte Fresh Produce is giving away free banana and pineapple scented wrapping paper beginning Dec. 17 while supplies last. This year has taken twists and turns that have taken…
HealthMultisensoryScientificSmell
15/12/2020

Sniffing lemons can make you feel thinner, while the scent of vanilla does the opposite, study shows | Studyfinds

(Credit: Lukas from Pexels) While many people believe “you are what you eat,” scientists in the United Kingdom say what you smell can also determine how you feel. Their study…
MultisensorySmellTasteTouch/Feel/TextureVisual
10/12/2020

Mumm trials new sensory tasting experience | The Drinks Business

César Giron, CEO of Pernod Ricard, attends Taste Encounters with Laurent Fresnet Champagne Mumm has devised a new sensory tasting experience, designing two new glasses that play with sight and…
FlavourMultisensorySmellTasteTechnologyVisual
10/12/2020

Scientists create ingredients to enhance taste and health properties of 3D printed food | Eat/Drink | Malay Mail

An international team of researchers is working on revolutionising 3D printing in the realm of food. — kynny / IStock pic via AFP PARIS, Dec 6 — Making 3D printed…
CommunicationEntertainmentHapticMultisensorySound
02/12/2020

A Sexual Wellness Revolution With The Release Of The Groundbreaking Satisfyer Connect App | Stockhouse

Satisfyer Connect Offers an Unprecedented Sensual Experience with Interactive, Real-Time Control of Your - and Your Partner's - Sexual Wellness Devices Survey Finds One in Three Adults Want a Better…
EntertainmentExperientialMultisensory
01/12/2020

Publishers are testing hybrid approaches to keep their events engaging | Digiday

IVY LIU ‘The experience is much more valuable’: How publishers are testing hybrid approaches to keep their events engaging In general, virtual events are boring, at least that’s the sentiment…
MultisensorySmell
01/12/2020

Oreo Sells A Cookie-Scented Candle | Delish

OREO Oreo cookies are a staple item in pantries everywhere and with so many ways to enjoy them —Oreo Thins, Double Stuf, the upcoming gluten-free variety—there is something for everyone.…
BrandingMultisensoryTouch/Feel/TextureVisual
30/11/2020

SCA and Savor Brands Team Up for Packaging Perceptions | Roast Magazine

Photo courtesy of the Specialty Coffee Association. The Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) and Coffee Science Foundation (CSF) have announced a two-year partnership with Hawaii-based coffee packaging, design and printing company Savor Brands to study packaging’s effects…
MultisensorySmellTasteVisual
30/11/2020

Candles get their scent from chef’s inspirations | Telegram

Two chefs brought their culinary skills into a whole new arena when they started creating candles. At the Kitchen Sink Candle Company,  713A Main St., next to the Town Common, Matt…
MultisensorySmellSound
30/11/2020

Scent and Sound: sensory influencers in hospitality | Short Term Rentalz

UK: Imagine walking into the lobby of a stunning boutique hotel. You’re surrounded by plush, luxurious soft furnishings, all dark, comfortable and welcoming. The staff at the front desk seem…
InterestingMultisensorySmellTouch/Feel/TextureVisual
27/11/2020

New Play-Doh for Grown-Ups Set Features Adult Smells | Nerdist

I really liked Play-Doh when I was a kid. Can’t say I’ve thought about that moldable clay-like substance much since then though, except when buying gifts for children. And why would I?…
InterestingMultisensoryScientificTaste
27/11/2020

Bring the Science of Taste into the Classroom with NOVA Resources | NOVA | PBS

Grapefruit-mint-marmalade chocolate lava mini cakes with fresh mint ricotta. Image Credit: Annie Wu Use these NOVA resources to introduce students to neuroscience, chemistry, and biology concepts that explain the science…
MultisensorySoundTechnology
26/11/2020

Mercedes Benz drivers can customise the sound of their electric cars | Women on Wheels

For years, people have been able to customise the look of their car but have you ever wanted to customise its sound? Well, now you can. Mercedes-Benz will allow drivers…
Augmented + virtual realityMarketingMultisensorySmellTouch/Feel/TextureVisual
24/11/2020

Peak experience: Bulgari’s virtual reality fragrance experiment is pretty cool | Wallpaper

One of the expansive Alpine views users can virtually experience with Bulgari’s new Glacial Essence campaign. Bulgari perfumer Alberto Morillas is standing on top of an alpine glacier in an elegant…
EntertainmentMultisensorySmellSound
24/11/2020

New perfumes encapsulate the scent of music | Cyprus Mail

If corona is getting you down, perhaps it’s time to wake up and smell the music? Yes, we’re asking you not to hear, but to smell music. Because now you can –…
MarketingMultisensorySmellVisual
24/11/2020

Dunkin’-Scented Candles Return for the Holidays | QSR magazine

DUNKIN' The returning candle fragrances were lovingly developed by Homesick’s team of researchers, chandlers, and perfume chemists, who worked closely with the Dunkin’ culinary team to ensure each candle captures…
MultisensoryScientific
23/11/2020

What is the best way to integrate different sensory modalities? | University of Nevada, Reno

Each year, the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) solicits grant proposals from scientists and engineers who are in the first seven years of their career and show exceptional…
EntertainmentMultisensorySmellSoundTasteVisual
19/11/2020

Coming Soon: Everleigh-After, a Multi-Sensory Drinking and Dining Experience Inside a Purpose-Built Projection Cube | Broadsheet

Photography: Courtesy of Ssixx The duo behind Bar Margaux, Heartbreaker and the Everleigh is working on a highly conceptual restaurant with Ides chef Peter Gunn (who’s creating a version of…
Augmented + virtual realityHapticMultisensoryTouch/Feel/Texture
18/11/2020

This glove helps you ‘touch’ virtual reality | Somag News

The virtual reality experience is a field in which there is much to explore. There are many advances that point to an increasingly integrated experience becoming more and more feasible…
InterestingMemoryMultisensory
18/11/2020

‘Very Bangkok’: In search of the contemporary in the city of senses | The Jakarta Post

Lavish treat: Bangkok has a multisensory approach to food, here using jasmine’s smoke and gold leaf to create exquisite dishes at Michelin starred restaurant R.Harn. (Courtesy of Philip Cornwel-Smith /-)…
MarketingMultisensorySmellSoundTasteTrendyVisual
18/11/2020

Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s tempt all 5 senses with immersive campaign | Marketing Dive

Courtesy of Carl's Jr. and Hardee's Dive Brief: Carl's Jr. and Hardee's debuted a "Bacon and Beef Hypnosis" campaign to promote their Monster Angus Thickburger via all five senses, according…
MarketingMultisensorySmellVisual
10/11/2020

You can buy a scented candle that smells of Aero chocolate | Metro News

Brand new Aero scented candle (Picture: Getty/Lily-Flame) In good news for chocolate lovers everywhere, you can now buy a scented candle that apparently smells exactly like Aero chocolate The brand…
HealthMultisensoryScientific
10/11/2020

The mother’s gut microbiome helps a child’s brain develop its senses | Massive Sci

Nick Harris via Flickr The mother’s gut microbiome helps a child’s brain develop its senses Without the maternal microbiome, a mouse’s thalamus under-develops, resulting in reduced sensory processing Long before humans…
EntertainmentMultisensory
06/11/2020

Museum of Sensory & Movement Experiences | The Santa Barbara Independent

Allison Strachan (left) and Alexandra Wardwell check out the Video Organism installation at the Museum of Sensory and Movement Experience at La Cumbre Plaza. | Credit: Daniel Dreifuss Isabella Pinter…
ExperientialMarketingMultisensory
05/11/2020

The rise of Scotland’s experiential distillery | HeraldScotland

AS the world retreated from in-person meetings to a virtual world driven by connected devices and online orders, the Scottish drinks industry has been carefully planning for the future. Over the…
InterestingMultisensoryScientificTasteTouch/Feel/Texture
03/11/2020

Octopuses can taste what their arms touch, and scientists have figured out how | New York Times

Video by Peter Kilian By Katherine J. Wu Should anything ever compel you to lick an octopus’s arm, keep this in mind: That arm has all the cellular machinery to…
EntertainmentMultisensoryTasteVisual
03/11/2020

‘Biden Berry’ & ‘Trump Tonic’ soda ahead of Election Day | WTNH

Local businesses are getting in on the action in advance of Election Day — including a New Britain-based soda company. Election Day is busy at Avery’s Beverages, with voters coming…
FlavourInterestingMultisensoryTasteVisual
03/11/2020

Almost one in five adults (17%) feel uncomfortable describing flavours, with 1 in 5 (21%) refusing to try a new dish if they don’t like the way it looks | MyLondon

Half of people admit they have disliked a food before even trying it and almost half (46%) of people decide to try something new just based on how it looks.…
BrandingMarketingMultisensory
03/11/2020

McDonald’s Gives Quarter Pounder Fans a Perfecter New Way to Display Their Burger Love | McDonald’s Corporation

GoldenArchesUnlimited.com to drop exclusive new line of merch designed for the QPC-obsessed Chicago, IL; February 18, 2020 – Valentine’s Day may have come and gone, but those that love the Quarter…
MultisensorySmellTouch/Feel/TextureVisual
03/11/2020

What in the World Is a $590 Scratch-and-Sniff T-shirt Doing in 2020? | The New York Times

This T-shirt smells.Credit...Emiliano Granado for The New York Times By Caity Weaver The universe tends toward ever-increasing disorder; earlier this year, the luxury fashion house Lanvin released several varieties of scratch-and-sniff…
EmotionsMultisensoryTechnology
30/10/2020

People expect tech to tell mood of colleague, improve taste of food by 2030 | Outlook India

Employees expect that technology will enable people to sense the mood of their colleagues, improve the taste of canteen food and other senses by 2030, according to a report released…
MarketingMultisensorySmellSoundVisual
29/10/2020

Dove soundtracks self-care with Pandora partnership | Marketing Dive

Dive Brief: Dove has partnered with Pandora to create "Tropical Moods SoundEscape," a soundtrack of sounds — birds chirping, soft rain, light drum beats — that are inspired by the…
ExperientialMultisensorySmellSoundTouch/Feel/TextureVisual
29/10/2020

Shower according to your mood with 7 different scenarios including a symphony of water, sound, light, moving image and fragrance | BW Hotelier

Staying true to its roots and five pillars – Innovation, Design, Quality, Sustainability and Commitment – the German sanitary fittings manufacturer, Hansgrohe, develops innovative spray type technology called PowderRain for…
MultisensoryTechnology
28/10/2020

Internet of senses to be brought into virtual workplace of 2030: Report | The Hindu BusinessLine

Getty Images The virtual office is here to stay. But can you imagine a digital workspace where you have moved beyond voice and video and are able to remotely get…
Artificial IntelligenceInterestingMultisensoryTechnology
28/10/2020

Unlocking AI’s Potential for Social Good | Harvard Business Review

Hiroshi Watanabe/Getty Images New developments in AI could spur a massive democratization of access to services and work opportunities, improving the lives of millions of people around the world and…
EntertainmentExperientialMultisensory
28/10/2020

Concordia researchers explore how Montreal Casino’s “Vegas Nights” target our senses | The Concordian

Concordia researchers delved into the Montreal Casino’s Vegas Nights to study how the casino experience affects and caters to our senses. From the neon glow, to the aroma of perfume…
BrandingMultisensoryTouch/Feel/TextureVisual
28/10/2020

Explore the subliminal messaging on your Halloween candy’s label | The Counter

iStock / nkbimages Seemingly inconsequential features of packaging, like color, typeface, and label material, can deeply influence what we taste. Next time you step into the grocery store, pay attention to…
BrandingEntertainmentMarketingMultisensorySmellSoundTasteVisual
27/10/2020

The Macallan Experience launches at Raffles Hotel: A multi-sensory immersive whisky experience | Buro 24/7 Singapore

Image: The Macallan Experience All senses go As whisky aficionados will know, learning the story behind the origins of the 'water of life' further enriches the experience when knocking back a glass of the…
Augmented + virtual realityEntertainmentMultisensory
26/10/2020

Immersive experiences | layered reality, artainment & more | blooloop

Transporting guests to new worlds: the appeal of immersive experiences Immersive experiences have seen an extraordinary period of growth over the last decade, as audiences increasingly choose experiences over products.…
InterestingMultisensoryTasteVisual
26/10/2020

Did You Know Bright Light May Make Food Appear Tastier? Here’s What Study Says | NDTV Food

A recent study found links between the ambient lighting at a restaurant and the overall perception of taste intensity. Here's what research found. Lighting can affect the taste intensity with…
CommunicationMultisensorySoundVisual
26/10/2020

Why do masks make it so hard to understand each other? | University of Nevada, Reno

There are many reasons people may be reticent to wear masks, but one I hear about a lot is that it makes talking more difficult, and, in turn, affects speech…
ArtMultisensory
26/10/2020

Food in the arts? Why we need to consider the trend an artform | Kulturehub

PHOTO CRED: FORGETTING HOW TO EAT BY ALLIE WIST When we talk about Art, with capital A, we tend to prioritize senses of sight and sound. Things we can see…
EntertainmentHealthMultisensory
26/10/2020

Locking down our sensory indulging of sight, sound, smell, taste, touch is adding to our COVID fatigue | New York Daily News

Thirty-four years ago, I opened my first live music joint in New York, called the Knitting Factory — joining a scene of tightly packed clubs including CBGB, The Pyramid, 8BC,…
InterestingMultisensoryScientific
24/10/2020

Sequence Variants in Human Olfaction Genes Associated with Perceptual Differences | McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP – JDSupra

Perception by the five human senses (sight, hearing, taste, smell, and touch) varies significantly between individuals and populations.  Some use these differences to their advantage, such as sommeliers capable of…
CommunicationMultisensorySoundVisual
23/10/2020

Paint verbal pictures – The Art of Speaking | Castanet.net

Photo: facebook.com Painting the verbal picture creates descriptive images by drawing on common experience By Bill Brown Toastmaster Magazine The goal of speaking and speech writing is communication. That’s not…
EntertainmentMultisensorySoundTaste
21/10/2020

Glasgow steak restaurant Porter & Rye launches immersive dining at home experience – to support local artist | Scotsman Food and Drink

Steak fans can enjoy a restaurant experience at home as Porter & Rye teams up with an award-winning Scottish jazz musician. Porter & Rye has teamed up with award-winning jazz…
EmotionsMultisensorySmellSound
21/10/2020

Woodwick crackling candles | Daily Mail Online

As we head into the dark depths of winter, it might be time to give your home some affordable cosy updates. When the nights draw in, candlelight is key for…
Augmented + virtual realityHealthMultisensory
21/10/2020

VR Use in Gaming Has Medical Researchers’ Attention | Medical Daily

In the world of gaming, virtual reality lets the player feel like he is part of the action: climbing hills, shooting bad guys, morphing into character after character. But researchers in Japan took…
HealthMultisensorySoundVisual
21/10/2020

Visual, hearing impairments may increase risk for cognitive decline, depression | Healio

Individuals with visual and/or hearing impairments were at increased risk for cognitive decline and depression, according to results of a cross-sectional study published in JAMA Network Open. “The risk visual and…
MultisensorySmellTaste
18/10/2020

Whisky expert explains how the drink tastes often uses more senses than we may think | Press and Journal

© Supplied The dictionary defines flavour as a mixed sensation of smell and taste, which leaves us to conclude that they are two separate sensations of which flavour is the…
EntertainmentMultisensorySoundVisual
17/10/2020

“Chromesthesia,” or the rare ability to hear sounds and music through colors with pandora | Forbes

The Pandora music streaming application is seen on an iPhone on November 8, 2017. NURPHOTO VIA GETTY IMAGES Music streaming platforms have long offered users the ability to create custom playlists and…
ArtMultisensoryTasteVisual
16/10/2020

Kaiser Gallery bringing multimedia art and curated cocktails to Tremont | cleveland.com

Kaiser Gallery is set to open in October or November in Tremont. (Images courtesy Morgan Bukovec, Gary Sczerbaniewicz, Allison M. Walters) CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Craft cocktails will be paired with…
HealthMultisensoryScientific
15/10/2020

Nerves that sense touch may play role in autism | ScienceDaily

Autism is considered a disorder of the brain. But a new study suggests that the peripheral nervous system, the nerves that control our sense of touch, pain and other sensations,…
HealthMultisensoryNeuroscience
15/10/2020

Research illustrates atypical sensory experiences in early-onset schizophrenia adolescents | Medical Xpress

Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) and other brain imaging technologies allow for the study of differences in brain activity in people diagnosed with schizophrenia. The image shows two levels of…
FlavourMultisensoryTasteVisual
09/10/2020

Autumn Drinks Are The Hottest Hair Colour Inspiration Trend | Glamour UK

From hot chocolate to pumpkin spice: The hair trends inspired by your favourite Autumn drinks Pumpkin Spice Latte season is upon us, which means roll necks, ankle boots and oversized coats are…
EntertainmentMultisensory
09/10/2020

Fairmont Dubai relaunches pitch-black dining experience | Hotel News ME

Noire at Fairmont Dubai, the only venue in the region where guests can embark on a 5-star gourmet cuisine journey in a pitch-black dining room, has relaunched. The experience is available…
MultisensorySmellSoundVisual
09/10/2020

The scents, sights and sounds of fall equinox in Alaska | Anchorage Daily News

Highbush cranberry, which emits a musty smell in autumn. (Photo by Ned Rozell) On the first day of October, a little girl pulls on her rubber boots and rushes outside…
EmotionsMultisensory
08/10/2020

How Your Work from Home Office Impacts Your Mood, and 10 Ways to Improve It | InStyle

GETTY IMAGES/INSTYLE Your home office can affect not only your productivity, but also your mental health. Use these strategies for a boost. For many people, working from home is the…
EntertainmentExperientialMultisensory
08/10/2020

Nordic Lights Come to London in New Pop-Up Immersive Experience | The London Resident

A new immersive pop-up has arrived in London that allows you to experience the Northern Lights without the faff of travelling during a pandemic The Northern Lights – aka the…
BrandingMarketingMultisensorySmellVisual
08/10/2020

Samsung ecobubble washing machine has it’s own bespoke fragrance | Idealhome

Who doesn’t love the scent of freshly laundered clothes? Well, Samsung has bottled that scent to celebrate the launch of its new Samsung ecobubble washing machine. After seeing Olympic Gold…
BrandingMultisensorySoundTouch/Feel/TextureVisual
06/10/2020

Mastercard sees benefits from sonic branding | WARC

Mastercard, the payments company, believes that effective sonic branding can help enhance brand attributes such as differentiation, image, identity and emotional connectivity with consumers. Greg Boosin, executive vice president, global…
Augmented + virtual realityMultisensorySoundVisual
03/10/2020

Tourism Australia offers 8D sound and sensory experience | Outlook Traveller

Explore the Great Barrier Reef from your couch, with a real-time effect, Photo Credit: Shutterstock Virtual tours and immersive travelling is the latest travel fad, and Tourism Australia just took it…
EmotionsEntertainmentMultisensory
02/10/2020

Live venues are the lifeblood of music culture and must survive | The Conversation

People use live music as a resource to help feed and nourish their emotions, for heightening or changing their energy levels and as a platform to escape the constraints of…
Artificial IntelligenceMultisensory
02/10/2020

Alexa’s getting ‘more expressive,’ and multisensory | MSN live

© Provided by CNET Alexa is getting teachable AI. Chris Monroe/CNET Amazon has unveiled new artificial intelligence capabilities for Alexa , aimed at making the voice assistant more conversational in your home. Alexa will be "more…
InterestingMultisensoryTasteVisual
02/10/2020

Food is next big trend in 3D printing | Online Athens

AP photo A decade ago, 3D printing became a hot topic. Brooklyn-based MakerBot, which have since become a global leader in the space, were new on the scene and shaking…
ArtInterestingMultisensoryTasteVisual
30/09/2020

Food artists using slices of bread as their canvas! | Hindustan Times

Your everyday slice of bread has got a delightful makeover, with food artists using it as their canvas! Raising a toast has got a new meaning in the new normal,…
EntertainmentMultisensorySoundVisual
28/09/2020

Tourism Australia’s New Multi-Sensory Videos Capture the Sights and Sounds of the Country’s Most Stunning Spots | Concrete Playground Sydney

Embark on one of six colour-themed virtual escapes, visiting eye-catching destinations around the nation. With international trips off the cards for the next little while — even if a travel bubble with New…
BrandingMarketingMultisensoryTasteTouch/Feel/TextureVisual
28/09/2020

M&S is selling gin snow globes – and they’ll get you in the Christmas spirit | The Sun

Marks and Spencer are now selling sparkly gin snow globes in time for XmasCredit: M&S MARKS and Spencer are getting in the festive spirit and are now selling epic gin…
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27/09/2020

Pickering’s Gin’s ‘must-have’ Christmas item for any drinks fan return as Gin Baubles go on sale | Daily Record

The 'must-have' Pickering's Gin Baubles. (Image: Pickering's) The must have gift for any gin fan at Christmas are back. Edinburgh-based gin maker Pickering's have announced the return of their hugely popular Gin…
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25/09/2020

When the company does more: the importance of social marketing | Doxee

Marketing has many approaches to attract the customer: the rational one, the sensory one, and the emotional one. Yet, at a time when consumers are becoming more and more attentive…
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25/09/2020

The senses in an increasingly digital world | OUPblog

We interact with the world around us with all our senses—such as sight, hearing, smell, but also much more! The senses are fundamental to our experiences. The research area of…
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23/09/2020

How “sensuous” gambling experiences affect the client | Medical Express

Interdisciplinary scholar Erin Lynch. Credit: Brendan Lynch The sounds, the lights, the layout, even the smells of the Montreal Casino have all been carefully crafted to entice gamers inside, and…
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18/09/2020

Q&A with FCB Health Network’s Fernando Fernandez | PharmaLive

Med Ad News talked to Fernando Fernandez, Managing Director of FCB Health Network’s BX – Brand Experience Design Group, about how COVID-19 has changed the way people interact with brands, how branding innovations such as…
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18/09/2020

PERRIER announces collaboration with Takashi Murakami | Beverage Industry

PERRIER Carbonated Mineral Water, a brand of Nestlé Waters North America, Stamford, Conn., announced the release PERRIER x MURAKAMI, a collaboration with renowned artist Takashi Murakami, inspired by the pop…
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16/09/2020

Babe Wine creates candles with jockstrap, nacho and grass scents for NFL kickoff | Marketing Dive

Courtesy of Babe Wine Dive Brief: Babe Wine has teamed up with Ryan Porter's Candier brand to introduce three stadium-scented candles: Hashtag Field Goals, Jockstrap and $18 Nachos, the wine…
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16/09/2020

The Arts Council of Princeton Presents “Art and Music: Touching Sound” | NewJerseyStage.com

(PRINCETON, NJ) -- The Arts Council of Princeton presents Art and Music: Touching Sound, a collaboration between the Princeton Artists Alliance and Mobius Percussion. The exhibition, featuring paintings, drawings, and sculpture,…
MultisensorySmellSoundTaste
15/09/2020

Caffeine lovers are more likely to enjoy coffee in a quiet space, study claims | Daily Mail Online

Shutterstock It lessens perceptions of coffee's sweetness, bitterness, acidity and temperature Loud background noise masks the taste and flavour of coffee, scientists suggest Cafes could have noise cancelling headphones on…
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14/09/2020

Immersive art experience hops into permanent San Antonio space | CultureMap San Antonio

Ramble through the Rainbow Cave this fall. Courtesy photo The merging of technology and social media has birthed an interesting trend in modern art: the interactive art installation. As artists create work…
ArtEducationMultisensorySmellVisual
11/09/2020

WAR Flowers: A Touring Art Exhibition Brings Century-Old Wartime Experience to Life Through Floriography, Sculpture and Scent | City of Mississauga

City building | September 10, 2020 WAR Flowers: A Touring Art Exhibition opens at the Living Arts Centre in Mississauga on September 17. The unique and historically-based exhibit, offers visitors a unique…
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09/09/2020

Virtual Reality May Ease Chronic Pain | MedPage Today

Virtual reality (VR) for chronic pain has produced promising results but faces important challenges, a literature review suggested. "Despite scientific evidence, access to VR devices is limited due to cost…
EmotionsExperientialMemoryMultisensorySmellTasteVisual
05/09/2020

Evoking of a sudden and involuntary memory from a specific smell, taste, or texture. | FFT

Guests of Lough Erne Resort are to be given the chance to reminisce on personal memories of Autumns past thanks to the 5-star resort’s newly launched food, beverage, and spa…
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04/09/2020

Daredevil has a unique way of perceiving the world – one readers can experience in GraphicAudio Productions’ comic book adaptations! | Screenrant

Comic books have traditionally been a form of visual entertainment, with readers returning every month to enjoy the brightly colored panels full of superheroes, monsters, and other fantastic characters. Nevertheless,…
EntertainmentMemoryMultisensory
03/09/2020

Care home residents set sail on a virtual cruise | Brighton & Hove Independent

Frank Gearing, a resident at RMBI Home Barford Court, enjoying the virtual cruise. Usually residents are able to enjoy lots of outdoor activities and outings, but since lockdown they haven't…
HealthMultisensoryVisual
03/09/2020

‘Curing blindness’: why we need a new perspective on sight rehabilitation | The Conversation

Many blind people want sight rehabilitation technologies to increase their independence. Tracy Spohn/ Shutterstock In a society focused on visual communication, being blind can have severe disadvantages. In fact, research shows blind…
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03/09/2020

‘The Argument’ Wine Has Launched For The Perfect Wine and Movie Pairing | Broadway World

The team behind the new comedy movie The Argument (starring Dan Fogler, Emma Bell, Maggie Q, Danny Pudi, Cleopatra Coleman, Tyler James Williams and Charlotte McKinney and directed by Robert…
HealthMultisensory
01/09/2020

Housing Authority scheme helps families with autistic children create a multi-sensory room at home | 

Social Accommodation Minister Roderick Galdes and the prime minister's wife, Lydia Abela, unveiled a scheme that will help families with autistic children invest in a multi-sensory room at home Families…
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31/08/2020

Multisensory,feverish percussive efficiency and mind-altering digital composition | Herald Planet

This week we’ve explored the topics and theory of two major works from Berlin-basically based entirely efficiency duo LABOUR. For Farahnaz Hatam and Colin Hacklander, inventive expression and philosophical investigation…
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31/08/2020

DQ Fall Blizzard Treat Candle Collection and new Fall Blizzard Menu | Fansided

Why just eat the Fall Blizzard Menu when there’s the DQ Fall Blizzard Treat Candle Collection. Forget that pumpkin spice latte, because the Fall Blizzard Menu and DQ Fall Blizzard…
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25/08/2020

Aqua Gastronomy: the latest multi-sensory underwater dining experience by Resorts World Sentosa | Timeout Singapore

Photograph: Resorts World Sentosa Go under the sea and dine in the company of marine animals with Resorts World Sentosa’s latest dining adventure Dine in groups of up to five…
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24/08/2020

How to Use Sensory Marketing Online | CMSWire

Retailers are preparing for a holiday season of more online shopping and less in-store shopping. According to a recent Radial survey, as many as 60% of consumers plan to shop less in…
ArtMultisensorySmell
24/08/2020

Identity, memory find expression in new media designer Kadambari Sahu’s multi-sensorial installations | Lifestyle News,The Indian Express

Kadambari Sahu has presented these installations in multiple forums and venues, including at Hyderabad’s State Art Gallery (2018) and Pratt Institute, Brooklyn (2019), Interaction ’18 (Lyon) and Interaction ’20 (Milan).…
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19/08/2020

Metro Sports Facility to house NZ’s first aquatic sensory experience | ODT

The Metro Sports Facility currently under construction in Christchurch central will include a New Zealand-first aquatic sensory experience area specially designed for disabled people. The Metro Sports Facility is being…
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18/08/2020

Woodford Reserve creates Spectacle for the Senses | The Spirits Business

Brown-Forman has unveiled a new campaign for Woodford Reserve to celebrate the Kentucky Derby and highlight the 200-plus flavour notes in the Bourbon. Woodford Reserve’s latest campaign is called Spectacle…
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17/08/2020

Casino Scents & Fragrances | The Truth of Casino Scent Marketing

As a gambler, are you aware that casinos use olfactory senses to increase their profit? Vegas casinos are most famous for this behavior. Vegas casinos act like primadonnas when it…
ArtMultisensory
17/08/2020

Allegories of the Senses: Cooper Gallery reopens with ‘sense-ational’ art exhibition | The Star

Allegories of the Senses at Cooper Gallery from Saturday, August 15 Allegories of the Senses is a collaborative exhibition including artwork from the Arts Council Collection and is part of…
MultisensorySoundVisual
17/08/2020

The Effects of Ethnically Congruent Music on Eye Movements and Food Choice—A Cross-Cultural Comparison between Danish and Chinese Consumers

Musical fit refers to the congruence between music and attributes of a food or product in context, which can prime consumer behavior through semantic networks in memory. The vast majority…
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14/08/2020

Multisensory Packaging | Packaging World

“Multisensory packaging: Designing New Product Experiences,” published in 2019 by Carlos Velasco, together with Charles Spence from the University of Oxford. We engage with brands through several, if not all,…
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13/08/2020

Nose in a book: Society of Scent matches perfumes to photography | Wallpaper

The ‘alternative perfumery’ has teamed up with Damiani Editore to pair fragrances with photography books from Arthur Elgort, Peter Berlin, Luca Missoni, and more The Society of Scent is on a…
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13/08/2020

5 Traditional Indian Sweets That Are Nothing Short of Delicious Art! | The Better India

Taken aback by the artistic brilliance of these edibles, Rabindranath Bagore once decided to preserve their beauty in photographs Most mornings at home begin with me sharing a cup of…
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13/08/2020

These 4 Animals Possess Specialized Senses | Science Times

(Photo: Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images) BERLIN, GERMANY - MAY 17: A bee scrambles across a flower on May 17, 2019, in Berlin, Germany. May 20 is World Bee Day,…
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13/08/2020

Why eating gets out of hand in front of the TV | Earth.com

By Chrissy Sexton Sensory overload can cause us to overeat when our attention is focused on other things, such as the television, according to a study from the University of Sussex. The…
EmotionsExperientialMultisensoryTasteVisual
07/08/2020

Disney’s The Little Mermaid-themed bar launches in London | Metro News

The multi-sensory experience includes a visit to King Triton’s kingdom (Picture: Getty/Moviestore/REX) Are you ready to go floating under the sea? Disney fans are in for a treat with the…
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07/08/2020

Heineken Silver Unveiled with Multi-Sensorial Adventure in Shanghai | That’s Shanghai

Heineken officially kicked off its highly-anticipated Heineken Silver Mission S campaign with an action-packed, multi-sensory experience in Shanghai. Led by Mission S Exploration Officer-Celebrities Summer Ji, Victor Ma and Tizzy…
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07/08/2020

Wisdome | the first fully-immersive entertainment art park | blooloop

Wisdome LA, “the world’s first fully immersive entertainment art park,” is a new concept in artainment: a multisensory fusion of technology and Eastern spirituality. Wisdome is an art park in downtown…
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07/08/2020

Scent Effects Return to Spaceship Earth’s “Burning Rome” Scene at EPCOT | WDW News Today

Guests can once again feel the full experience of the fall of Rome, as smellitzers have been once again turned on aboard Spaceship Earth. Just days after we reported that scent…
MultisensoryNeuroscience
06/08/2020

How Do We Know What Is Real? | Psychology Today Canada

Painting by Tine Heine depicting hallucinations in Lewy body dementia. Source: Jetiveri | Pixabay Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away. —Philip K. Dick…
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06/08/2020

NTNU course offers VR smell help | Taipei Times

A woman plays a virtual reality game that uses aromatherapy at National Taiwan Normal University in Taipei on Tuesday. Photo: Wu Po-hsuan, Taipei Times National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) has…
MultisensorySoundTasteVisual
06/08/2020

Researchers create ‘multi-sensory musical ice cream’ for World Ice Cream Day  | Inside FMCG

Researchers from Monash University and RMIT have created a multi-sensory ‘musical’ ice cream cone called WeScream! in celebration of World Ice Cream Day. WeScream! includes two interdependent 3D-printed ice-cream cones…
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06/08/2020

‘I tried a vibrator that syncs up with erotic audiobooks, and whoa’ | Body & Soul

Lockdown has seen a spike in demand for sex-related products. Image supplied.Source:BodyAndSoul The Vibease is an innovative toy that combines the pleasures of vibrators and audio erotica - but is…
MemoryMultisensory
06/08/2020

Little things bring back memories | Winchester Sun

The little crystal clock beside our bed said 2 a.m. I don’t know what woke me up or whether I ever even went to sleep at all that night. Sitting…
MultisensorySmellVisual
05/08/2020

The Nose Knows: New Scented Pencils From Caran D’Ache | Forbes

Caran d'Ache Scented Pencils. CARAN D'ACHE It has been said that the more senses used in any activity, the better the experience of that activity will be. And I know…
HealthMultisensory
05/08/2020

Hospital’s ‘Recharge Rooms’ Created to Manage Worker Stress | WBEN 930am

Photo credit Mount Sinai Newsroom Dealing with the coronavirus pandemic has added an additional layer of stress for doctors, nurses, and hospital staff. A new study from the University of…
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05/08/2020

Rachna Hukmani Explores Whiskey In An Immersive, Multi-Sensory Way | The Whiskey Wash

Rachna Hukmani of Whiskey Stories LLC pours some whiskies (image via Whiskey Stories LLC) Whiskey, as one quickly comes to find as they embrace this spirit type, is a liquid…
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05/08/2020

Black-owned candle company curates sound with scent | TheGrio

(Credit: Lakivia Sharkey) Treble And Flame Co. combines the hobbies and interests of a loving couple matching lush scents with curated playlists, igniting a double sensory experience. “We met at…
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05/08/2020

8 amazing objects that define the history of electronic music | Shortlist

By MATT CHARLTON It felt as if electronic music had landed from a distant planet at some point in the closing decades of the 20th century, rolling through Detroit, Chicago,…
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05/08/2020

New Orleans’ first experiential museum, JAMNOLA, opens Aug. 1 in Faubourg Marigny | nola.com

JAMNOLA cofounder Jonny Liss shows off a crawfish boil-themed room. STAFF PHOTO BY WILL COVIELLO Jonny Liss is demonstrating a “Magic Mirror” in a costume-themed room at JAMNOLA, a colorful and…
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05/08/2020

KFC chicken Crocs follow the trend of fast-food scented items | USA Today

In a parallel world, your date slips on some KFC Crocs, lights a Quarter Pounder candle and sprays some Whopper perfume before greeting you at the door. You walk into…
HealthMultisensory
05/08/2020

Alabama changing the game with new sensory deprivation chambers | TDAlabamaMag

VIA: JEFF ALLEN'S TWITTER PAGE (@MAKENNASDAD) Alabama is sparing no expense when it comes to updating its new athletic facilities. $600 million over the next decade if we’re being exact.…
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05/08/2020

United Visual Artists makes cognac cool again with Hennessy VSOP Privilege collab | Lifestyle Asia

Time is of the essence, and it rings especially true when it comes to cognacs like the Hennessy VSOP Privilege. Tasting cognac is an extremely sensorial experience, especially on the…
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05/08/2020

Community Vision dinner to give nostalgic feel to dementia clients | Community News

Joanna Parry, from the WA Charity Orchestra, Community Vision marketing and communications manager Kaleigh Kingstone and Mat Barrett, of Oak and Barrell Events are coming together for An Evening to…
EntertainmentMultisensorySoundSynaesthesiaVisual
05/08/2020

The Quietus | Features | Escape Velocity | Unfurling Threads: Duval Timothy Interviewed

"I don't call myself someone that has synaesthesia, but I definitely equate sounds to colours," Duval Timothy tells me over a Zoom call. He's at his parents' home in South…
Augmented + virtual realityMultisensorySmell
03/08/2020

Vermont company aims to make virtual reality more realistic through scent | MYNBC5

A startup tech company in Vermont wants to change the way people experience virtual reality, by adding a new dimension: scent. The O in OVR Technology stands for olfactory —…
EntertainmentMultisensory
02/08/2020

Cineworld Telford reopens to film fans with ‘multisensory’ classics | Shropshire Star

Two Harry Potter films are among the 4DX screenings To mark the reopening of its cinemas across the country after months of lockdown, Cineworld is running a special 4DX Never…
EmotionsMultisensory
02/08/2020

Harness the five senses to ignite your sex life | Brinkwire

As a relationship matures and you leave the first intoxicating months behind, feelings of sexual attraction often settle into something more comfy and less lustful. But although a secure partnership…
BrandingMarketingMultisensory
02/08/2020

Sensory Branding: Right Scent, Right Time? | PYMNTS.com

Sensory branding is having a moment. At Dunkin’, consumers can now buy coffee-flavored cereal. KFC would be happy for consumers to pick up a pair of chicken-scented Crocs, but they’re sold out.…
MarketingMultisensoryTechnology
21/07/2020

Will digital wellbeing have its own vertical in the near future? | The Hindu

Health care technology concept. Vital sign sensing. It is in human nature to problem solve, and a whole new industry is likely to spring up to get information and entertainment…
MultisensoryNeuroscience
21/07/2020

Stop distracting me: Researchers locate brain’s ‘filter’ which sorts out information | Study Finds

There are so many things in the world competing for our attention. Somehow our brains sift through all the distractions so we can focus on the task at hand. Scientists…
HealthMultisensorySoundVisual
21/07/2020

Hearing plus vision loss increases the odds of dementia | Medical News Today

New research suggests that a dual sensory impairment significantly raises the chances of developing dementia. Researchers have linked hearing impairment and vision impairment individually to an increased chance of developing…
MultisensorySmellTasteTechnologyTouch/Feel/Texture
17/07/2020

Beyond Human Senses: The ‘Next Senses’ to Augment Your Sensory Experiences | EE Times India

E-Skin developed in Tokyo serves as a wearable medical monitor. (Source: Pallikkutam) As human senses are replicated and enhanced by engineers, so our quality of life improves... (Source: ThisisEngineering RAEng…
MultisensorySmellVisual
15/07/2020

You Can Buy Nail Polish That Smells Like Cheese Puffs, Pizza, And Tacos | Delish

SINFULCOLORS What if you could binge eat all of your favorite snacks without any of the guilt? Instead of cracking open a bag of Cheetos in the middle of the night, you can…
MemoryMultisensory
14/07/2020

How to Trick Your Brain to Remember Almost Anything | WIRED

PHOTOGRAPH: LAURENCE DUTTON/GETTY IMAGES MANY PEOPLE COMPLAIN about having a terrible memory. Shopping lists, friends’ birthdays, statistics for an exam—they just don’t seem to stick in the brain. But memory isn’t…
HealthMultisensoryScientific
13/07/2020

Sensory neurons outside the brain drive autistic social behaviors, study suggests

A new study from Penn Medicine lends further evidence that the social behaviors tied to autism spectrum disorders (ASD) emerge from abnormal function of sensory neurons outside the brain. It's…
ArtMultisensorySmellVisual
06/07/2020

Smells of Widnes to be immortalised in unique map | Liverpool Echo

An aerial view of the Widnes Loops junction near the Mersey Gateway bridge. Its intriguing aromas have long been a feature of life in Widnes but now the town's nasal…
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05/07/2020

What Leaders Need to Know About Augmented Reality | Forbes

GETTY The consumer (and business) impacting potential of augmented reality (AR) is significant, making it one of the hottest topics for business leaders. Among enthusiasts, AR is a promising new…
HealthMultisensoryScientific
03/07/2020

Sensory networks overconnected early in autism | Autism Research News

Critical connections: Atypical connectivity within and between brain networks could give rise to sensory issues in autistic toddlers. Toddlers with autism have unusually strong connections between sensory areas of the…
ArtMultisensoryTouch/Feel/TextureVisual
02/07/2020

Staying in Touch: Addressing Concerns to Allow Tactile Exploration at Museums | American Alliance of Museums

Reopened museums are likely to bar many forms of tactile exploration over concerns about hygiene, creating barriers for people who are blind or have low vision, but these tactile artists…
ArtFlavourMultisensoryScientificTasteVisual
29/06/2020

What does pollution taste like? How artists are harvesting the air to capture city’s flavours in meringue | The National

During an educational trip to India, members of the Centre for Genomic Gastronomy discovered that egg whites can absorb pollutants in the air. Centre for Genomic Gastronomy The Smog Tasting…
Augmented + virtual realityMultisensorySmellSynaesthesiaVisual
27/06/2020

Digital synesthesia: Tricking your brain into experiencing smell as temperature in virtual reality | Boing Boing

Synesthesia is the fascinating neurological phenomenon whereby stimulation of one sense involuntarily triggers another sensory pathway. A synesthete might taste sounds or hear colors. Now, computer scientist Jas Brooks and…
Artificial IntelligenceInterestingMultisensorySoundVisual
26/06/2020

Identifying a melody by studying a musician’s body language | Techxplore

Researchers use skeletal keypoint data to match the movements of musicians with the tempo of their part, allowing listeners to isolate similar-sounding instruments. Credit: Massachusetts Institute of Technology by Kim…
EntertainmentMultisensorySoundTasteVisual
25/06/2020

Multi-Media Experience Merged Wine, Art, and Bratwurst on a Roll Over Beethoven | Third Coast Review

Beethoven 250: Wine and Art, a “multi-sensory artistic experience” presented online on June 18 by In the Realm of the Senses, succeeded as a musical performance—and as performance art. While watching…
MarketingMultisensorySmellVisual
23/06/2020

Poetic Ads for the Fragrance Industry Try to Articulate the Power of Scent | Muse by Clio

We sometimes forget the impact aroma can have on us. Maybe we're thinking about it more these days, when touch and proximity still feel dicey, even as spring opens throughout…
Augmented + virtual realityMultisensorySmellSoundVisual
20/06/2020

OVR Technology Creates First-of-Its-Kind Virtual Reality Experiences With Scents | ARPost

VIRTUAL REALITYNEWS OVR Technology Creates First-of-Its-Kind Virtual Reality Experiences With Scents Grgana Mileva OVR Technology delivers first-of-its-kind virtual reality experiences with their Architecture of Scent platform. OVR Technology, a virtual…
ExperientialMarketingMultisensory
19/06/2020

Opinion: How to harness the senses to craft memorable virtual experiences | Ad Age

Credit: iStock Whether experiential marketers like it or not, virtual conferencing and events will be here for the foreseeable future. While attending video conferences, live concert streams and networking “drinks” without wearing pants is…
BrandingMarketingMultisensorySmellVisual
19/06/2020

Smell Like a Pikachu or Eevee With Pokemon Perfume Sticks | Siliconera

A new line of Pokemon cosmetics has been announced. Fits Japan has announced a line of Pokemon perfume sticks will launch in Japan. The Pikachu, Mew, and Eevee varieties will debut…
HealthMultisensoryScientific
19/06/2020

Gut bacteria can take control over the host animal’s sensory behavior | News-Medical.Net

Gut bacteria are tiny but may play an outsized role not only in the host animal's digestive health, but in their overall well-being. According to a new study in Nature, specific…
MarketingMultisensory
03/06/2020

How to engage customers while wearing a mask? Enhance the other senses | Craft Brewing Business

Spiderman, Marvin the Martian, Ghostface from Scream. What do they all have in common? You can’t fully see their faces, yet somehow, they manage to pump a little joy (or…
ArtMultisensorySoundVisual
02/06/2020

National Gallery: Art installation reveals sounds of colour in paintings | ICN

A new art installation reveals the sounds of colour in paintings as the National Gallery X commissions virtual responses to coronavirus. Viewers will feel, hear and sense paintings online through…
ArtEntertainmentMultisensorySoundVisual
01/06/2020

Respire, breathing in sound and vision | Neural

“Respire” is an artwork realised by Kıvanç Tatar, Mirjana Prpa, and Philippe Pasquier belonging to the restricted amount of artworks in VR which are not focused on the perception (and often spectacle) of the…
MultisensorySoundVisual
01/06/2020

Immersive audio: The ‘sonic theme park’ taking audiences to new worlds | Inavateonthenet.net

DARKFIELD'S 'FLIGHT' SHOW USES SOUND TO IMMERSE ITS AUDIENCE IN A ONE OF A KIND EXPERIENCE. PHOTO CREDIT: CREDIT MIHAELA BODLOVIC Audio experience pioneer Darkfield is combining sound and darkness…
EntertainmentMultisensory
28/05/2020

Sexting should be multisensory | Vice

Sexting is flirtation at its peak. Our faces hidden and our deepest perversions unveiled, we’re both dressed and undressed simultaneously. Just as other senses can be heightened when one is…
BrandingMarketingMultisensory
27/05/2020

Why Merchandise Appeals to The Senses | London Post

Everyone loves to receive a gift; it triggers an emotional response, it makes you feel appreciated and, more often than not, makes you smile. It might be a gift or…
EmotionsMemoryMultisensorySmell
25/05/2020

A Powerful Way To Travel Through Your Sense Of Smell | Fortune

Young woman smelling lavender in Provence, France GETTY The sense of smell is directly related to memory, acting as a prompt in recalling long-forgotten experiences. Scientists believe that our brain’s limbic system—home…
ArtEntertainmentMultisensorySmellSoundVisual
25/05/2020

Istanbul artist’s exhibit illuminates rhinos’ plight with multimedia, scents | Daily Sabah

A northern white female rhino called Najin, 30, at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy, central Kenya, Aug. 21, 2019. (Ol Pejeta Conservancy / AFP Photo) An Istanbul artist wants to raise…
MultisensorySmellSoundSynaesthesia
21/05/2020

Perfumer Sarah McCartney can ‘hear’ fragrances as forms of musical notes | inews

'I prop up the perfumes by spending weekends teaching the workshops' (Photo: Lucie Kerley)With nothing in the shops that resembled the fictional perfumes she had described, McCartney decided to learn…
MarketingMultisensorySmellVisual
21/05/2020

SinfulColors Dropped a Food-Scented Nail Polish Collection That’s Making Everyone Hungry | Yahoo

Courtesy of SinfulColors The polishes in the collection include Chocolate Cake (black with white speckles), Cookies & Cream (light brown with black glitters), Donut Even (milky lavender with sprinkle-shaped rainbow…
EntertainmentMultisensorySmell
13/05/2020

Dungeon attractions launch scent collection for lockdown fun | InterPark

The Blackpool Tower Dungeon, Edinburgh Dungeon, and York Dungeon have teamed up with themed smell company AromaPrime to launch a scent range designed for fans who are unable to visit…
HealthInterestingMultisensoryNeuroscience
13/05/2020

How Sensitivity To External Sensory Stimuli Changes With Your Heart Beat | IBTimes

heartbeat and sensory stimuli Photo: Myriams-Fotos - Pixabay KEY POINTS A new study revealed the link between the beating of the heart and perception sensitivity Scientists found that the heartbeat can…
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29/04/2020

Synesthesia X1 device offers “multi-sensory musical experience” | Dezeen

Synesthesia Lab introduces Synesthesia X1, a multi-sensory experience device, as part of VDF's collaboration with Ventura Projects. Exhibitor: Synesthesia Lab Project title: Synesthesia X1 Synesthesia Lab is collaborative studio that develops experiential…
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27/04/2020

Virtual Reality and Immersive Environments on Sensory Perception of Chocolate Products: A Preliminary Study | MDPI

Traditional booths where sensory evaluation usually takes place are highly controlled and therefore have limited ecological validity. Since virtual reality (VR) is substantially interactive and engaging, it has the potential…
HealthMultisensoryScientific
21/04/2020

Autistic children’s repetitive behaviors linked to sleep, sensory problems | Spectrum | Autism Research News

Unclear link: Sleep problems may exacerbate rituals, routines and an insistence on sameness in autistic children. DigitalVision / Getty Images Early sleep problems predict repetitive behaviors later in childhood1. And toddlers…
EntertainmentMultisensorySmellVisual
15/04/2020

How Disney Imagineers Unlock the Smells of Storytelling | Micechat

By Brady MacDonald Walt Disney Imagineering concocted the sea breeze smell in the Soarin’ attraction at Disney California Adventure and Epcot by dropping cotton socks in the Pacific Ocean, stuffing the…
MultisensorySmellSoundVisual
15/04/2020

Scent & Sound Ideas To Make Chilling At Home A Multisensory Experience | Mind Body Green

Scents and sounds evoke mood and memory and can create a sense of calm or stimulate energy. Think of these less-than-tangible sensations as the final topping of icing on your…
InterestingMultisensoryScientificSmellSoundTechnology
14/04/2020

An MIT Lab Is Building Devices to Hack Your Dreams Using Multisensory Triggers | OneZero

Photos: MIT For the third of our lives that we spend in slumber, our minds take up residence in the unknown regions of the subconscious. We dream, though we don’t…
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08/04/2020

How to grieve a time and place | The Chronicle

By Liddy Grantland I don’t like bell peppers, so on Tuesdays, when the Divinity Cafe serves them for lunch, I always notice the smell of them cooking. Wednesdays are distinctive,…
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02/04/2020

Architecture for People with Hearing Loss: 6 Design Tips | ArchDaily

via Shutterstock Written by Antonia Piñeiro Contrary to what we might believe, hearing loss is not always congenital, but could sooner or later happen to any of us. According to the…
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02/04/2020

Exploring the sights, sounds and scents of horticulture | BarrieToday.com

Sights and scents - a butterfly pauses on a Butterfly Bush in a garden. SUBMITTED Master gardener Judith Rogers wasn’t quite sure what she and co-presenter Donna Wice of the…
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01/04/2020

This way for brain tingles: ASMR gets a shiver-inducing exhibition  | The Guardian

 The kindest cut: some ASMR fans love the sensation of a haircut. Photograph: zilli/Getty Images/iStockphoto From cucumber-crunchers to cranial exams, YouTube is full of ASMRtists provoking the strangely pleasurable autonomous…
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01/04/2020

Five Phases For Effective Brand Design | Forbes

NURPHOTO VIA GETTY IMAGES Harvard Business Review recently featured an article on Design Thinking. California Management Review, the journal from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of business devoted its entire Winter 2020 issue…
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29/03/2020

How to sleep in a bed that’s not your own | Mashable

BY ANNA IOVINE1 DAY AGO Having trouble sleeping? Hit Snooze is Mashable's deep dive into the many ways to achieve a more peaceful slumber. Nothing makes me more appreciative of my own…
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29/03/2020

Missing Travel? Take A Trip Down Memory Lane | TravelAwaits

BARBARA WINARD Travel has been the fuel for much of my life. From the moment I first took off for Mexico as a teenager in 1967, I’ve defined myself by…