'Neurogastronomy' on Serious Eats

Serious Reads: Neurogastronomy, by Gordon M. Shepard

The phenomenons of smell and taste are still subjects of much research by scientists around the world. Neurobiologist Gordon M. Shepard has attempted to make this field accessible to the food-lovers set in his new book, Neurogastronomy: How the Brain Creates Flavor and Why It Matters. His takeaway messages are clear, but in between it's easy to get lost in the terminology of this scientific book. More

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