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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


Creating Taste Perception

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/9780231177009.003.0013
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

The pathway from the taste buds through the brainstem to the brain and cerebral cortex is described. In the brain and cortex the taste pathway merges with the pathways for smell and mouth feel. The ... 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


The taste and flavour system

Edmund T. Rolls

in Brain Computations: What and How

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198871101
eISBN:
9780191914157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198871101.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

Information is represented in taste regions up to and including the insular primary taste system of what the taste is independent of its reward value and pleasantness with a sparse distributed ... 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


Time Heals All Regimes: Temporality, Somali Oral Law, and the Illegality of African Dictatorships

Peter Leman

in Singing the Law: Oral Jurisprudence and the Crisis of Colonial Modernity in East African Literature

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621136
eISBN:
9781800341227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621136.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter three examines the emergence of dictatorships in post-independence Africa. In his dictatorship-trilogy (1979-1983), Nuruddin Farah provides a fictional account of the state of emergency that ... 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


Taste

Gordon L. Fain

in Sensory Transduction

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198835028
eISBN:
9780191872846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835028.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Neurobiology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

“Taste” is the eighth chapter of the book Sensory Transduction and begins with gustation in insects, describing receptor proteins in insect taste organs and mechanisms of signal production. It ... More


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