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Putting It Together: The Human Brain Flavor System

Gordon M. Shepherd

in Neurogastronomy: How the Brain Creates Flavor and Why It Matters

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159111
eISBN:
9780231530316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159111.003.0019
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This chapter discusses the human brain flavor system, which is at the heart of neurogastronomy. The human brain flavor system can be thought of as containing two stages. The first stage is the ... More


Pleasure: The Final Judge in Wine Tasting

Gordon M. Shepherd

in Neuroenology: How the Brain Creates the Taste of Wine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231177009
eISBN:
9780231542876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177009.003.0020
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

Like everything else involved in the taste of wine, the pleasure that a good wine gives is created by the brain. A half century of research has identified centers in the brain whose stimulation ... More


Decisions and the Neuroeconomics of Flavor and Nutrition

Gordon M. Shepherd

in Neurogastronomy: How the Brain Creates Flavor and Why It Matters

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159111
eISBN:
9780231530316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159111.003.0023
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

The most important ultimate function of the human brain flavor system is making the right choices in consuming healthy or unhealthy food. The key to making these choices lies in the decision-making ... More


Flavor and Obesity

Gordon M. Shepherd

in Neurogastronomy: How the Brain Creates Flavor and Why It Matters

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159111
eISBN:
9780231530316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159111.003.0022
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This chapter explains how fast foods capture the human brain flavor system with excessive activation, and how this leads to poor nutrition and obesity. The popularity of McDonald's French fries, for ... More


Plasticity in the Human Brain: Flavor System

Gordon M. Shepherd

in Neurogastronomy: How the Brain Creates Flavor and Why It Matters

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159111
eISBN:
9780231530316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159111.003.0024
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This chapter discusses the plasticity of the human brain flavor system. Plasticity applies to the flavor system in two ways: the system contains regions that show a continuing renewal of its cells ... More


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