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Differential Facial Responses to Four Basic Tastes in Newborns

Diana Rosenstein and Harriet Oster

in What the Face Reveals: Basic and Applied Studies of Spontaneous Expression Using the Facial Action Coding System (FACS)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195179644
eISBN:
9780199847044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179644.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter reports two studies that were designed to provide a more stringent test of whether newborns show differential facial responses to sour, bitter, and salty solutions as well as a greater ... More


Umami: Unlocking the Secrets of the Fifth Taste

Ole Mouritsen and Klavs Styrbæk

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168908
eISBN:
9780231537582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168908.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

In the West, we have identified only four basic tastes—sour, sweet, salty, and bitter—that, through skillful combination and technique, create delicious foods. Yet in many parts of East Asia over the ... More


Rural Patronage: Holy and Unholy

Ariel G. López

in Shenoute of Atripe and the Uses of Poverty: Rural Patronage, Religious Conflict, and Monasticism in Late Antique Egypt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780520274839
eISBN:
9780520954922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274839.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, African History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter studies Shenoute's abundant texts criticizing rich landowners and their abusive treatment of rural workers. As usual, the main target of Shenoute's criticism is Gesios of Panopolis. I ... More


Taste

Hervé This

in Note-by-Note Cooking: The Future of Food

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164863
eISBN:
9780231538237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164863.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter argues that the familiar map of taste-receptor areas on the tongue given in various educational books is false, and explains errors concerning the theory of four tastes: salty, sweet, ... More


What exactly is taste, and why is it important?

Ole G. Mouritsen, Klavs Styrbæk, and Jonas Drotner Mouritsen

in Umami: Unlocking the Secrets of the Fifth Taste

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168908
eISBN:
9780231537582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168908.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter explains what exactly is meant by taste and why it is important. For many centuries, it was customary in the Western world to accept the ancient Greek view, originating with Aristotle, ... More


The first four: Sour, sweet, salty, and bitter

Ole G. Mouritsen, Klavs Styrbæk, and Jonas Drotner Mouritsen

in Umami: Unlocking the Secrets of the Fifth Taste

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168908
eISBN:
9780231537582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168908.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter describes the first four basic tastes: sour, sweet, salty, and bitter. The perception of taste has its physiological origin in the taste receptor cells found in the taste buds, which are ... More


The Aesthetics of Pogo

Kerry D. Soper

in We Go Pogo: Walt Kelly, Politics, and American Satire

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032844
eISBN:
9781617032851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032844.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter discusses how Pogo’s aesthetic qualities pushed it to be considered by comics scholars as one of the best works of art to ever appear on the funnies page. The codependence between the ... More


The Taste of Knowledge

Massimo Montanari

in Medieval Tastes: Food, Cooking, and the Table

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167864
eISBN:
9780231539081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167864.003.0018
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter concludes that it is the brain that recognizes flavors, and judges them “good” or “bad.” In the nineteenth century, four fundamental flavors were codified—sweet, bitter, salty, and ... More


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