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Neurogastronomy : how the brain creates flavor and why it matters

Author: Gordon M Shepherd
Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, New York [New York] : Columbia University Press, 2014. ©2012 [2012]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : [Enhanced Credo edition]View all editions and formats
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Leading neuroscientist Gordon M. Shepherd embarks on a paradigm-shifting trip through the human brain flavor system, laying the foundations for a new scientific field: neurogastronomy.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
xiii, 267 pages : illustrations
(DLC) 2011029170
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon M Shepherd
ISBN: 9781784025502 178402550X 9780231530316 0231530315
OCLC Number: 882238865
Awards: Winner of Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2017
Description: 1 online resource (38 entries) : 14 images
Contents: The revolution in smell and flavor --
Dogs, humans, and retronasal smell --
How the mouth fools the brain --
The molecules of flavor --
Making pagesictures of smells --
Smell receptors for smell molecules --
Forming a sensory image --
Images of smell : an "aha" moment --
A smell is like a face --
Pointillist images of smell --
Enhancing the image --
Creating, learning, and remembering smell --
Creating flavor --
Smell and flavor --
Taste and flavor --
Mouth-sense and flavor --
Seeing and flavor --
Hearing and flavor --
The muscles of flavor --
Putting it together : the human brain flavor system --
Why it matters --
Flavor and emotions : "images of desire" --
Flavor and memory : reinterpreting Proust --
Flavor and obesity --
Decisions and the neuroeconomics of flavor and nutrition --
Plasticity in the human brain flavor system --
Smell, flavor, and language --
Smell, flavor, and consciousness --
Smell and flavor in human evolution --
Why flavor matters.
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