Selective removal of a target stimulus localized by taste in humans.

@article{Delwiche2000SelectiveRO,
  title={Selective removal of a target stimulus localized by taste in humans.},
  author={Jeannine F. Delwiche and Meskele Lera and Paul A S Breslin},
  journal={Chemical senses},
  year={2000},
  volume={25 2},
  pages={181-7}
}
Recent studies have shown that people can localize a punctate gustatory stimulus on the lingual epithelium in the absence of discriminative tactile cues. The present studies examined the human ability to localize taste sensations on the tongue and to use this information to remove selectively a target stimulus (a flavored, 1 cm(3) gelatin cube) from the mouth when presented with non-target distractors that vary in number and taste. Findings indicate that humans are capable of localizing and… CONTINUE READING