Thetrigeminalnerveisresponsibleforsensationinthefaceit

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Unformatted text preview: caused by hot peppers, the stinging due to the consumption of carbonated beverages, the cooling effect felt when eating a peppermint candy are sensations transmitted to the brain through the trigeminal nerve. The trigeminal nerve is responsible for sensation in the face; it conveys information about touch, pain/irritation, and temperature. Some of our taste preferences are innate. We are born liking sweet taste, but with dislike for bitter. Many experts agree that our smell preferences are learned. Sensory Evaluation Scientific method used to measure, analyze, and int...
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  • Winter '10
  • CharlesF.Shoemaker
  • olfactory receptors, taste receptor cells, odor compounds, smell sensation, NASA Smell Tester

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