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The taste of cutlery: how the taste of food is affected by the weight, size, shape, and colour of the cutlery used to eat it -V. Harrar and C. Spence, Flavour 2013, 2:21

In this article the authors show that the properties of the cutlery can affect people’s taste perception of everyday foods, most likely when expectations regarding the cutlery or the food have been disconfirmed. They discuss these results in the context of changing environmental cues in order to modify people’s eating habits.

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