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Where value comes from?

The brain integrates various sensory inputs and evaluates the item or environment by referring to knowledge and memory, but the process is still full of mysteries. Various behavioral experiments and neural measurements have revealed the mysterious reality.

201804.18 Ambient warm temperature decreases preferences for savory food (paper accepted) Posted in RESEARCH

Motoki and colleagues show that ambient warm temperatures decrease preferences for savory foods but did not affect preferences for the other foods. The decreased preference for savory foods in warm ambient temperature was based on perceived food temperature but not on tastiness or healthfulness. The study was just accepted in Food Quality and Preference.(Motoki)