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Taste

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Taste, gustatory perception, or gustation is one of the five traditional senses that belongs to the ..... In humans, the sense of taste is conveyed via three of the twelve cranial nerves. The facial...

The Sense of Taste - Kimball's Biology Pages

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The Sense of Taste. Taste is the ability to respond to dissolved molecules and ions called tastants. Humans detect taste with taste receptor cells. These are ...

Taste

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Taste, gustatory perception, or gustation[1] is one of the five traditional senses. ... either aversive or appetitive, depending upon the effect the things they sense ...

Neuroscience for Kids - Taste - Faculty Washington

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Different parts of the tongue can detect all types of tastes. ... Older people have a reduced sense of taste because their taste buds are not replaced as fast those ...

Impaired Taste: Diagnosis, Causes & Treatments - Healthline

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Impaired taste means that your sense of taste is not functioning properly. Impaired taste can refer to the absence of taste or an altered sense, such as a metallic ...

Physiology of Taste

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Dec 10, 2006 ... The sense of taste affords an animal the ability to evaluate what it eats and drinks . At the most basic level, this evaluation is to promote ...

Making Sense of Taste - Scientific American

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Making Sense of Taste. How do cells on the tongue register the sensations of sweet, salty, sour and bitter? Scientists are finding out--and discovering how the ...

Taste and Smell - BrainFacts.org

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Apr 1, 2012 ... As anyone with a head cold can attest, food “tastes” different when the sense of smell is impaired. Actually, what is really being affected is the ...

Your Sense of Taste: Chemistry, Perception & Life Science Activity ...

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Think of some of your favorite tastes: savory Thanksgiving turkey, buttery mashed potatoes, tangy cranberry sauce, and warmly spiced pumpkin pie. We perceive ...

7 Factors That Change Your Sense Of Taste | Popular Science

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Mar 5, 2014 ... The tongue recognizes five basic tastes: sweet, salty, sour, bitter, and umami—a savory aspect associated with meat and mushrooms. But the ...

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How does our sense of taste work? - National Library of Medicine ...

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Jan 6, 2012 ... The strong link between taste and emotions has to do with our evolution: Taste helped us “test” the food we ate, so it was important for our ...

How the Sense of Taste Works? | Brain Blogger

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Dec 9, 2014 ... Taking into account how important the sense of taste is for us, it is surprising how little we know about the underlying neurological mechanisms ...

NIHSeniorHealth: Problems with Taste - About Problems with Taste

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Although there is a small decline in taste in people over 60, most older people will not notice it because normal aging does not greatly affect our sense of taste.