• Thanks to capsaicin, our body experiences pain and perceives it as spiciness.
  • Vapor particles from food leave the mouth and float through the retro nasal canal into the nasal passage.
  • Bill is about to eat some spicy guacamole
Thanks to capsaicin, our body experiences pain and perceives it as spiciness.

Abstract to Concrete: How Taste Works

Kaylee White

How do you explain chemosensation in a visually concrete way? That is the challenge I tackled in this project. As a result, I made an animated video that takes the viewer through the details of the sensation of taste.

How Taste Works

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