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Tasting and Smelling / Edition 2
     

Tasting and Smelling / Edition 2

by Gary K. Beauchamp, Linda Bartoshuk, Morton P. Friedman
 

ISBN-10: 0121619583

ISBN-13: 9780121619589

Pub. Date: 09/01/1997

Publisher: Elsevier Science

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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780121619589
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
09/01/1997
Series:
Handbook of Perception and Cognition, Second Edition Series
Pages:
231
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.69(d)

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.

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