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Sensory links

pbrodfue's picture

Here are two biology links for sensory systems:

Kimball's Biology Pages

A Sense of Taste - by David V. Smith and Robert F. Margolskee, Scientific American, March 2001.


Cynthia Henderson's picture


I used my prior knowledge to detect the differences in taste.The milk chocolate was quite familiar.Idon't care for semi-sweet or dark chocolate.I did not get a sense of euphoria due to the chemical reactions.