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Your Brain Can Taste without Your Tongue

November 19th, 2015

Episode 365 of 725 episodes

Stimulating the "taste cortex" was enough to trick mice into thinking they'd tasted sweet or bitter substances, when in fact their tongues tasted nothing at all. Christopher Intagliata reports

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