Chemical Senses Seminar Fall 2020

We will meet from 300 pm to 400pm by Zoom.

Changes in Orosensory Perception


Date Topic Papers
Sept 16 Introduction
Sept 21 Pagophagia Coltman 1969,Woods 1970, Marinella 2008
Sept 28 Medicine Effect Zahorik 1969
Oct 5 Geophagia Parrots at clay lick, Diamond 1999, Gilardi 1999
Oct 12 Cravings/Aversions in Pregnancy
Oct 19 Salt Appetite Wilkins 1940, Kissileff 1975,Wolf 1984
Oct 26 Sour Taste of Children Liem 2003,Liem 2004
Nov 2 Adaptation to Bitter Tastes
Nov 9
Nov 16
Nov 23 Thanksgiving
Nov 30


Coltman CA Jr. Pagophagia and iron lack. JAMA. 207(1969):513-6. PMID: 4303073

Diamond JM. Dirty eating for healthy living. Nature 400(1999)120-121

Gilardi JD, Duffey SS, Munn CA, Tell LA. Biochemical functions of geophagy in parrots: detoxification of dietary toxins and cytoprotective effects. J Chem. Ecology 25(1999)897-922.

Kissileff HR, Hoefer R. Reduction of saline intake in adrenalectomized rats during chronic intragastric infusions of saline. In G. Peters et al. (eds.), Control Mechanisms of Drinking © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1975, p. 22-24.

Liem DG and Minella J. Heightened Sour Preferences During Childhood Chem Senses. 28(2003) 173–180.

Liem DG, Westerbeek A, Wolterink S, Kok FJ, de Graaf C. Sour taste preferences of children relate to preference for novel and intense stimuli. Chem Senses. 29(2004):713-20. PMID: 15466817

Marinella MA. Nocturnal pagophagia complicating gastric bypass. Mayo Clin Proc. 83(2008)961-962.

Wilkins L, Richter CP. A great craving for salt by a child with cortico-adrenal insufficiency. JAMA. 114(1940):866-868

Wolf G, Schulkin J, Simson PE. Multiple factors in the satiation of salt appetite. Behav Neurosci 98(1984):661-73. PMID: 6466442

Woods SC and Weisinger RS. Pagophagia in the albino rat. Science 169 (1970) 1334-1336.

Zahorik DM, Maier SF. Appetitive conditioning with recovery from thiamine deficiency as the unconditioned stimulus. Psychon.Sci. 17(1969)309-310


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