/mʌltɪˈsɛns(ə)ri/ ~ Relating to or involving several bodily senses

Humans can only make sense of life, interact and communicate using their senses. We have no other way of sending and receiving information – which forms our perspective and reality. Life therefore can be seen as a continuous series of sensory experiences which create our existence. Eating is considered among the most sensory of all activities in which we part take. We draw on all our senses when we eat; sight, smell, touch, taste and sound.

Our work with Professor Charles Spence of Oxford University is aimed at exploring ‘Gastrophysics’. Gastrophysics is a field of science concerned with how the brain understands and interprets sensory cues in the foods we eat, and how this information results in perceptions and associations we build with these foods.

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Multisensory Articles

What Is A Sensploration?

What is a Sensploration?

Sensploration and the world Modern life is becoming increasingly un-sensory and by this we mean; modernist and minimalist design aesthetics combined with rapid advancements in technology over the last 100…

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Defining Gastrophysics

Defining Gastrophysics

As part of our 'The Chef & The Scientist' campaign Kitchen Theory are committed to sharing our findings and research with the public, our intention is to raise awareness towards and inspire…

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MOLECULE-R Aroma Fork

MOLECULE-R Aroma Fork

Inventors in Canada have unveiled this innovative gadget, which emits aromas to make the user believe they are tasting flavours like wasabi, basil or almond as they eat. It works by…

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Taste What You’re Missing

Taste What You’re Missing

I heard about this book when I came across a review written about it by Professor Charles Spence - The Head of Experimental Psychology at Oxford University. His review whet…

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