Essays Tagged: "Taste"

Research Proposal on olfaction and gestation.

e the flavor of a food, we actually perceive the result of the brain's analysis of signals from the taste system in the mouth, coupled with signals from the olfactory system in the nose. Taste is not ... ned by their sensitivity to a compound called 6-n-propylthiouracil (PROP). PROP is a chemical which tastes unpleasant to those who can taste it, but has no odor. The taste of PROP has been variously d ...

(2 pages) 53 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Is art purely based on taste and culture?

bserve art, to appreciate or criticize, generally relate to art? Art is often argued to be based on taste and culture; they are the factors which influence vital elements of art, from the artist's exp ... vital elements of art, from the artist's expression to the critics. However, is art solely based on taste and culture, that the artist's artistic expression and the critics' opinions on art can by no ...

(3 pages) 108 2 4.1 Jan/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Descriptive essay on "Wine Tasting"

leaning the nuances will simultaneously increase the pleasure you derive from tasting.A wine may be tasted to determine the type of wine, to appraise its quality, to determine its blend, to detect ori ... us the difficulty lies in appraising each wine within it own category. Senses such as sight, smell, taste, and touch are used to examine the different categories.Sight is used to reveal the different ...

(3 pages) 103 0 0.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Equine Learning

rning. Experiences are perceived by the horse through their five senses (sight, hearing, olfaction, taste, touch) which results in the formation of memories and lasting changes in behaviour. Horses na ... h hampers detection and pinpointing of sounds, can make a horse nervous and 'spooky' (Burton, 1999).TasteTaste or the gustatory sense plays a significant role in the horse's survival. It allows the ho ...

(13 pages) 124 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture


(1 pages) 35 0 4.7 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Sensation and Perception

r and swish it around in your mouth for several seconds without swallowing it; gradually, it should taste less sweet. After swallowing it (or spitting it back into the cup), taste from the cup contain ... wallowing it (or spitting it back into the cup), taste from the cup containing fresh water. Did the taste of the fresh water surprise you? How?Take about 15 index cards and a flashlight that is opaque ...

(3 pages) 258 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Sensation & Perception

Human body Sensory systems

Experiment #2I have found that the taste of the fresh water does change after having the sugar water in my mouth. My taste buds adapted ... buds adapted to the sugar water. As the sugar water stayed in my mouth longer the water started to taste less sugary. The fresh water tasted more like chlorine and dull than it usually does. Since my ... taste buds had adapted to the sugar in the water, when I put the regular tap water into my mouth my taste buds were kind of shocked because they had been adapting to the sugar water and they got inter ...

(3 pages) 54 0 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

"The Vinegar Tasters" Response. Why is one of them smiling?

In the novel, The Tae of Pooh, we are introduced to a picture of, The Vinegar Tasters. We are told there are three masters that are sampling vinegar, and each represents the Esse ... tse, of the three men, is the optimist one, because though vinegar does not have the "most pleasant taste", he does not look at it with an "unappreciative mind" as the others do. Instead, he smiles. U ... if vinegar represents life, he would have to understand and know how to utilize vinegar, for it to taste sweet, no? Other than that, I would have to say, I agree with Hoff's response, therefore, I do ...

(1 pages) 404 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

How Does it Feel: A Study in Sensory Perception

the sweetness from the additive in Cup A gradually decreased. After swallowing water from Cup A, I tasted water from Cup B, which contained no additives. During the elapsed time of 15 seconds, the wa ... o additives. During the elapsed time of 15 seconds, the water from Cup B had a dirty, almost bitter taste. When I spat out the water from Cup B, I was left with a dry aftertaste in my mouth. I was sur ...

(5 pages) 106 0 5.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Sensation & Perception


Some taste buds can sense one taste, but others can sense more than one. Scientist have tried to c ... can sense one taste, but others can sense more than one. Scientist have tried to categorize taste by molecule size and shape, by weight ,by the kind of electrical charge the molecule may carry ... cs, but they have not yet found a rule to explain what attributes a molecule must posses to make it taste a certain way. Nobody knows what happens when a molecule touches a taste hair that make ...

(1 pages) 11 0 1.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Edgar Allen Poe

You know how when someone is cooking in the kitchen and it smells so good you can almost taste it? Or if you have ever had a head cold or stuffed up nose, food just tastes so bland and dull ... just tastes so bland and dull. That is because it is believed that 80-90 percent of our ability to taste flavor is referred to our sense of smell and that is our biggest element to taste! The ... The taste of food determines what and how much we eat. We start out in life with about 10,000 taste buds scattered throughout the tongue, mostly on the back, side, and tip. There are only four d ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

What possibilities for knowledge are opened to us by our senses as they are? What limitation?

We have sight, hear, feel, and taste. These are the senses we have and we use this everyday. We use sight to see, taste to eat, fee ... f we didn't feel anything we would die easily by burns etc. and our world would be cold.The last is taste. This is very important too. Some people say we would become healthy if we didn't taste anythi ... nd it tells your mind that you can't eat it. We would not be able to do experiments too, because we taste a lot in science experiments. We would die easily just like feelings if we didn't have this. O ...

(2 pages) 2139 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy