Pleasantness of a sweet taste during hunger and satiety: effects of gender and "sweet tooth".

@article{Laeng1993PleasantnessOA,
  title={Pleasantness of a sweet taste during hunger and satiety: effects of gender and "sweet tooth".},
  author={B Laeng and Kent C. Berridge and Charles M Butter},
  journal={Appetite},
  year={1993},
  volume={21 3},
  pages={247-54}
}
Hungry or sated adult female (N = 29) and male subjects (N = 28), classified according to whether they had eaten or not within 2 h, rated four concentrations of sucrose in a lime drink for their sweetness intensity and pleasantness. Subjects also rated their attitude towards sweets in general (self-reported sweet tooth). Female subjects rated the solutions as less pleasant when tasted soon after a meal. Male subjects showed a non-significant trend in the same direction. Female subjects also… CONTINUE READING