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How does our sense of taste work?
« on: 10/10/2012 08:30:02 »
Most people regard taste as a very simple sense.  You put something in your mouth and your tongue tells you the flavour, right? Well, not quite. How you perceive taste is a very intricate and complicated relationship that combines several different senses.  Apart from just your tongue’s taste buds, food texture, smell, sight, and even the sounds around you affect an eating experience...
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