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Posts tagged with "Gastronomy"

  • Dinner with Darwin: Food, Drink, and Evolution
    Jonathan Silvertown

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    Dinner with Darwin

    With today’s well-established foodie culture, what better way to serve up a book on evolution than by appealing to a reader’s stomach? In Dinner with Darwin, biologist Jonathan Silvertown details the relationships between humans, our nutrition, and our environment through the lens of evolution. The story is structured as a 10-course meal of “evolutionary gastronomy,”… Read More
  • Gastrophysics: The New Science of Eating
    Charles Spence

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    A psychologist probes the invisible influences that shape the dining experience

    How often have you returned, in thought, to a sumptuous dinner eaten some time ago? It’s unlikely that you recall the specifics of the dishes you savored with such delight, but you undoubtedly remember how the meal made you feel, and you can probably recall the atmosphere in which it was consumed. This is, in… Read More