Why This Taste Map Is Wrong | WIRED

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We’ve all seen the famous “taste map,” a diagram of the human tongue that separates different sections based on taste, with examples like sweet, sour, salty, and umami. Robert Margolskee, director and president at Monell Chemical Senses Center, explains why these taste maps are wrong, and provides some more accurate examples of how human taste functions.

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Why This Taste Map Is Wrong | WIRED

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