Does Sound Affect Taste?

Ever wonder why "airplane food" invariably tastes bland? This clip from The Nature of Things offers us an answer: When you sit back and think about it, our brain only has so much attention to redirect to our different senses to interpret what is going on in our environment. If…

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Dolphins Amazing Hearing

Can Dolphins Hear Better Than Us?

We ran across this video about how dolphins express emotion through the whistles and clicks they make and thought would be interesting to compare their hearing to ours. Both dolphins and humans have a well-developed acute sense of hearing and a highly developed "auditory cortex" - the portion of the brain…

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