Benjamin A. Rodwin

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As anyone who has suffered through a head cold knows, food eaten when the olfactory system is impaired tastes 'wrong', an experience that leads many to conclude that taste stimuli are processed normally only when the olfactory system is unimpaired. Evidence that the taste system influences olfactory perception, however, has been vanishingly rare. We found(More)
In January 1996, Congress passed an appropriations bill amendment prohibiting the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) from using " funds made available for injury prevention . .. toadvocateorpromote gun control. " 1 This provision was triggered by evidence linking gun ownership to health harms, 1 created uncertainty among CDC officials and(More)
The precise role played by serotonin (5-HT) in taste--an issue of great interest given the involvement of serotonin in human sensory and eating disorders--is a matter of considerable debate, perhaps because of the variety of methodologies that have been brought to bear by different researchers. Here, we use multiple methods to reveal the motivational(More)
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