The multisensory perception of flavor.

  title={The multisensory perception of flavor.},
  author={Malika Auvray and Charles Spence},
  journal={Consciousness and cognition},
  volume={17 3},
Following on from ecological theories of perception, such as the one proposed by [Gibson, J. J. (1966). The senses considered as perceptual systems. Boston: Houghton Mifflin] this paper reviews the literature on the multisensory interactions underlying the perception of flavor in order to determine the extent to which it is really appropriate to consider flavor perception as a distinct perceptual system. We propose that the multisensory perception of flavor may be indicative of the fact that… CONTINUE READING
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