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YaleNews – Taste and its two ways to the brain

Taste and smell are “critical aspects to being human”.  So why don’t we know more about them?

Research by Dr. Fahmeed Hyder, in collaboration with Justus Verhagen and Gordon Shepherd, reveals retronasal odor responses to entire olfactory bulbs.

There are two pathways odors can take to the brain: Orthonasal (what we typically think of as smelling) and retronasal (what we associate with eating)

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This article originally appeared in Yale Engineering Magazine.