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OppNet Request for Applications: Basic Behavioral Research on Multisensory Processing (R21)

OppNet, NIH’s Basic Behavioral and Social Science Opportunity Network, announces the first of its two FY2013 RFAs: Basic behavioral research on multisensory processing (R21): http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-EY-13-001.html Application due date: October 31, 2012, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization. Purpose: This RFA encourages research grant applications investigating multisensory processing in More

Miracle Fruit and Flavor: An Experiment Performed at APS 2010

The results are in! At Convention last year APS Past-President Linda Bartoshuk led a miracle fruit experiment with the audience during the Presidential Symposium in Boston, MA. Audience members tasted ‘miracle fruit,’ a freeze-dried West African berry, that changed the way they tasted fruit they ate afterwards. Bartoshuk shared the More

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More Than Meets the Eye

Want someone to like you? Here’s a hint: Crank up the temperature in the room. While most human emotional expressions are communicated via facial expressions and body language, research presented during the symposium “More Than Meets the Eye: Hidden Signals and Social Communication” shows that in addition to verbal and More