February 27, 2012

Can You Discern Gourmet Pate from Dog Food?

Alva Noe, NPR


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Can you tell the difference between gourmet liver paté and dog food?

I mean, can you tell the difference by taste?

Many of you are probably pretty sure that you could, and also that you could tell the difference between a $100 bottle of a splendid vintage and some $5 schlock, right? But can you really? In a blind taste test?

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TAGGED: Perception, Taste, Psychology

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