Next Article in Journal
A Multimodal Approach to Stratification of Patients with Dementia: Selection of Mixed Dementia Patients Prior to Autopsy
Next Article in Special Issue
Insights from a Bibliometric Analysis of Vividness and Its Links with Consciousness and Mental Imagery
Previous Article in Journal
Association between Interictal Epileptiform Discharges and Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Previous Article in Special Issue
The Limiting Case of Amodal Completion: The Phenomenal Salience and the Role of Contrast Polarity
Open AccessArticle

Taste Modulator Influences Rare Case of Color-Gustatory Synesthesia

1
Department of Psychology, Elizabethtown College, Elizabethtown, PA 17022, USA
2
Department of Psychology, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
*
Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Brain Sci. 2019, 9(8), 186; https://doi.org/10.3390/brainsci9080186
Received: 3 July 2019 / Revised: 23 July 2019 / Accepted: 30 July 2019 / Published: 31 July 2019
We investigated the effect of a sweetness blocker on the synesthetic taste experience of a rare color-gustatory synesthete, E.C., for whom specific colors elicit unique tastes. Blocking E.C.’s sweetness receptors while the tongue was otherwise unstimulated left other taste components of the synesthesia unaltered but initially reduced her synesthetic sweetness, which suggests a peripheral modulation of the synesthetic illusion. View Full-Text
Keywords: color-gustatory synesthesia; taste; taste modulator; synesthesia color-gustatory synesthesia; taste; taste modulator; synesthesia
Show Figures

Figure 1

MDPI and ACS Style

Craver-Lemley, C.; Reeves, A. Taste Modulator Influences Rare Case of Color-Gustatory Synesthesia. Brain Sci. 2019, 9, 186.

Show more citation formats Show less citations formats
Note that from the first issue of 2016, MDPI journals use article numbers instead of page numbers. See further details here.

Article Access Map by Country/Region

1
Search more from Scilit
 
Search
Back to TopTop