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Perception & Psychophysics

, Volume 25, Issue 2, pp 115–118 | Cite as

Functional equivalence of the two sides of the human tongue

  • Jan H. A. Kroeze
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Abstract

Taste sensitivity to sucrose and NaCl of the left and right side of the human tongue was compared. The results did not show a significant difference when the data of the whole experimental group were taken together. Analysis of the individual results showed that there was one exception: A female subject showed a quality-specific difference between left and right. A speculative explanation is offered for this result.

Keywords

Threshold Function Chemical Sens Taste Sensitivity Human Tongue Taste Response 
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© Psychonomic Society, Inc. 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jan H. A. Kroeze
    • 1
  1. 1.Utrecht UniversityUtrechtThe Netherlands

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