How Do We Taste?
You know how babies put everything in their mouth? They’re actually exploring with taste! Thanks to our gustatory system, we can detect millions of distinct tastes through combinations of our different taste receptors, kind of like how colors are a combination of different visual receptors. It brings enjoyment to our lives and, most likely, kept our ancient ancestors from chowing down on poisonous foods. Come learn the neuroscience of taste with Alie Astrocyte. Taste the rainbow…err…the difference!