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Gustatory insular cortex, aversive taste memory and taste neophobia
(Elsevier Inc., 2015-03)
Prior research indicates a role for the gustatory insular cortex (GC) in taste neophobia. Rats with lesions of the GC show much weaker avoidance to a novel and potentially dangerous taste than do neurologically intact ...
Inhibiting gustatory thalamus or medial amygdala has opposing effects on taste neophobia
Taste neophobia is a feeding system defense mechanism that limits consumption of an unknown, and therefore potentially dangerous, edible until the post-ingestive consequences are experienced. We found that transient ...