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Neurogastronomy - a book by Shepherd, Gordon M.


How the Brain Creates Flavor and Why It Matters

Neurogastronomy( )
Author: Shepherd, Gordon M.
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Columbia University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $18.95
Book Description:

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. Challenging the belief that our sense of smell diminished during as humans evolved, Shepherd argues that this sense, which constitutes the main component of flavor, is far more powerful and essential than previously thought. Shepherd connects his research to trends in nutrition, dieting, obesity,...
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Detailed Subjects: Science / Life Sciences / Anatomy & Physiology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.045 x 8.892 x 0.577 Inches
Book Weight:0.849 Pounds

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