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Central Neural Mechanisms of Taste

Handbook of Physiology, The Nervous System, Sensory Processes

  1. Ralph Norgren

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp010324

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Norgren, R. 2011. Central Neural Mechanisms of Taste. Comprehensive Physiology. 1087–1128.

Author Information

  1. The Rockefeller University, New York City

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Behavioral and Physiological Responses to Gustatory Stimuli
  • 2
    Anatomy and Physiology of Central Gustatory System
    • 2.1
      Central Terminations of Peripheral Gustatory Neurons in Medulla
    • 2.2
      Coding Gustatory Sensation in Brain
    • 2.3
      Thalamic Gustatory Area
    • 2.4
      Gustatory Neocortex
    • 2.5
      Dorsal Pontine Gustatory Area
  • 3
    Conclusion