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Flavour hedonics

Richard J. Stevenson

in The Psychology of Flavour

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199539352
eISBN:
9780191724008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539352.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter argues that flavour hedonics contribute to three discrete functions: (1) acceptance or rejection of food prior to ingestion; (2) acceptance or rejection of food once it is initially ... More


Dangerous Digestion: The Politics of American Dietary Advice

E. Melanie DuPuis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520275478
eISBN:
9780520962132
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275478.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

Throughout American history, ingestion (eating) has functioned as a metaphor for interpreting and imagining this society and its political systems. Discussions of American freedom itself are pervaded ... More


Neuropharmacology of appetite and taste preferences

Steven J. Cooper and Suzanne Higgs

in Appetite: Neural and Behavioural Bases

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198547877
eISBN:
9780191724275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198547877.003.0009
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter compares the effect of some selected drugs on food intake, their effects on taste preferences, and their effects on taste reactivity measures. It aims to determine the extent to which it ... More


Why Develop a Neck?

Carl Gans

in The Head-Neck Sensory Motor System

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195068207
eISBN:
9780199847198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195068207.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

The Random House Dictionary defines the word “neck” as “the part of the body of an animal or man that connects the head and the trunk.” Therefore, in classical terms, the neck would only be expected ... More


Fire, Light, and Ingesting over Time

Laurie L. Patton

in Bringing the Gods to Mind: Mantra and Ritual in Early Indian Sacrifice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520240872
eISBN:
9780520930889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240872.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter reviews the ways in which viniyogas have created different kinds of associative worlds about eating in the Vedic literature. The food imagery of the Rig Veda becomes used in the ... More


Empedocles

Mark Eli Kalderon

in Form without Matter: Empedocles and Aristotle on Color Perception

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198717904
eISBN:
9780191787379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717904.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter argues that Aristotle’s definition of perception is a resolution of a puzzle or aporia about the nature of perception that animated Empedocles’ theory of vision. The puzzle concerns the ... More


Perception at a Distance

Mark Eli Kalderon

in Form without Matter: Empedocles and Aristotle on Color Perception

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198717904
eISBN:
9780191787379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717904.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Empedoclean puzzlement about the presentation of remote objects of perception is driven by two claims: (1) the objects of color perception are qualities of external particulars located at a distance ... More


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