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The Brain in the Tongue

Neuroscientist Leslie Vosshall  gives a talk during the “The Sensory Logic of the Gastronomic Brain” symposium at the Basque Culinary Centre, about the connections between the brain, the tongue, and scent.

From molecules to a perception of scent and taste, this engaging lecture shares interesting information for erudite conversations at your next dinner party.

Rockefeller neuroscientist Leslie Vosshall, PhD is a member of the National Academy of Sciences.



Photo by Mike Burns

The Brain in the Tongue

Sandra Kiume

Sandra Kiume is a mental health advocate from Vancouver, Canada, and the founder of @unsuicide. Along with maintaining Channel N, she contributes to World of Psychology.

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Kiume, S. (2017). The Brain in the Tongue. Psych Central. Retrieved on March 21, 2019, from


Last updated: 30 Oct 2017
Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 30 Oct 2017
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