TASTING AND SMELLINGAuthor: Edited By Gary Beauchamp , Nanyang Technological Institute Linda Bartoshuk , Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.A.
Publish date: August 1997
Tasting and Smelling presents 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 Smelling answers 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.