On the discrimination of missing ingredients: aging and salt flavor.

@article{Stevens1991OnTD,
  title={On the discrimination of missing ingredients: aging and salt flavor.},
  author={Joseph C Stevens and William Cain and A Demarque and A M Ruthruff},
  journal={Appetite},
  year={1991},
  volume={16 2},
  pages={129-40}
}
This study reports on the ability of young, middle-aged, and elderly persons to discriminate the presence-absence of the salt flavoring in a published recipe for a soup. Although all but one young person tested was able to make this discrimination above chance level, more than half of each of the two older groups failed to do so. Both the discrimination… CONTINUE READING