Tasting and Smelling (Handbook of Perception and Cognition) (Hardcover)

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By Gary K. Beauchamp (Editor), Linda Bartoshuk (Editor)
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Tasting and Smelling presents a comprehensive overview to research on these two important modes of perception. The book offers a review of research findings on the biophysics, neurophysiology, and psychophysicsof both senses, as well as discussing the emotional component associated with taste and smell, and clinical disorders affecting each of these two senses. Tasting and Smelling answers how odors and flavors are perceived, why we have favorites, and what happens when our senses go awry. This book is of interest to the researcher in perception, cognition, or neurophysiology.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780121619589
ISBN-10: 0121619583
Publisher: Academic Press
Publication Date: August 18th, 1997
Pages: 231
Language: English
Series: Handbook of Perception and Cognition