Tasting and Smelling

Other | September 1, 1997

byBeauchamp, Gary K., Gary K. Beauchamp

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Tasting and Smellingpresents a comprehensive overview to research on these two important modes of perception. The book offers a review of research findings on the biophysics, neurophysiology, and psychophysicsof both senses, as well as discussing the emotional component associated with taste and smell, and clinical disorders affecting each of these two senses.Tasting and Smellinganswers how odors and flavors are perceived, why we have favorites, and what happens when our senses go awry. This book is of interest to the researcher in perception, cognition, or neurophysiology.

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Tasting and Smellingpresents a comprehensive overview to research on these two important modes of perception. The book offers a review of research findings on the biophysics, neurophysiology, and psychophysicsof both senses, as well as discussing the emotional component associated with taste and smell, and clinical disorders affecting ...

Format:OtherDimensions:231 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:September 1, 1997Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0080542239

ISBN - 13:9780080542232

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Table of Contents

J.G. Brand, Biophysics of Taste.
D.V. Smith and M.B. Vogt, The Neural Code and Integrative Processes of Taste.
B.P. Halpern, Psychophysics of Taste.
H.T. Lawless, Olfactory Psychophysics.
B.J. Cowart, I.M. Young, R.S. Feldman, and L.D. Lowry, Clinical Disorders of Smell and Taste.
J.A. Mennella and G.K. Beauchamp, The Ontogeny of Human Flavor Perception.
Index.