The Relation Between Gustatory-Evoked Magnetic Fields and Reaction Times to Different Taste Qualities
Kobayakawa et al. reported the development of a new gustatory stimulation apparatus for which the rise-time was less than 20 ms for a measurement of EEG . They also modified the apparatus for a measurement of MEG, and reported the estimation of the source of the gustatory-evoked magnetic fields (GEMs) in the human cerebral cortex  . In the present study we measured the reaction times (RTs) to the different taste qualities and compared them with the GEMs of different taste qualities to find the mutual relation between the reaction times and the onset of GEMs.
KeywordsSweet Taste Taste Cell Saccharin Solution Taste Quality Human Cerebral Cortex
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