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The taste of cutlery: how the taste of food is affected by the weight, size, shape, and colour of the cutlery used to eat it

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Background: Recent evidence has shown that changing the plateware can affect the perceived taste and flavour of food, but very little is known about visual and proprioceptive influences of cutlery on the response of consumers to the food sampled from it. In the present study, we report three experiments designed to investigate whether food tastes different when the visual and tactile properties of the plastic cutlery from which it is sampled are altered. We independently varied the weight, si...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/2044-7248-2-21

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Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Flavour Journal website
Volume:
2
Issue:
21
Pages:
12
Publication date:
2013-06-26
Acceptance date:
2013-06-03
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ISSN:
2044-7248
Pubs id:
pubs:642296
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uri:df57b075-204d-4edb-8eb8-52390ea8f8a3
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uuid:df57b075-204d-4edb-8eb8-52390ea8f8a3
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