Comparison of the mean scores in the odour discrimination task in the “silent” and “noisy” conditions from a study reported by Seo et al. ([], Experiment 1]). Compared with the silent condition, the mean score in the odour discrimination task was significantly lower in the presence of background noise (e.g. “party sound” or “someone reading an audio book”). In addition, comparing the difference between the mean scores in the silent and noisy conditions in relation to the type of background noise, the mean difference in scores in the audio book session was significantly higher than that in the party sound condition. *Significance at p < 0.05. The error bars represent the standard errors of the means. Source: , Figure one.