Published on Jul 4, 2014
Can sounds change the flavour of food? Nerys & Sarah of the Live Science Team invite you to take part in an interactive science experiment at home: grab some headphones and tuck in to some science!
Interactive Flavour Experiment, track 1:
Interactive Flavour Experiment, track 2:
Continue to conclusion:
Tell us what you thought; did the flavour of the tonic water change? Try it with other foods and let us know what you experience.
This video was presented by: Nerys Shah and Sarah Stephens, Live Science Team
Produced by: Ross Exton, Live Science Video Producer, and Seamus Foley, Big Screen Producer.
Many thanks to Charles Spence, professor of experimental psychology at the University of Oxford for his help making this video. Find out more about his research into flavours here: http://www.psy.ox.ac.uk/research/cros...
Condiment Junkie produced the sounds you listened to in this video. They are self-described 'Sensory Architects' whose work is based on research into how our emotions and senses interact:
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