How does our brain understand food through texture, density, and temperature? HRN’s resident food science expert Meradith Hoddinott explains the relationship between food and touch in this special segment. Learn how the weight of tableware alters our perceptions of a food’s richness. How does the melting point of food change its flavor? Tune into this segment to learn more about our five senses, and how they help us understand a meal. This segment has been sponsored by Fairway Market.

“Babies are always sticking things in their mouths because they can learn more about it by exploring with these super sensitive regions.” [1:15]

Meradith Hoddinott on Touch & Food