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#R9187
Gustatory Perception of Artificial Sweeteners

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Word Document (2007)
APS
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Description This experimental protocol was designed for a lower division, undergraduate Human Anatomy & Physiology course where core concepts of structure and function are emphasized. Student perceptions of sweetness, threshold, and aftertaste are examined via "double-blind" consumption of table sugar, an artificial sweetener (aspartame, "Equal") and a natural sweetener (steviol glycoside, "Stevia").
Type of Resource Laboratory or Hands-On Activity
Format Word Document (2007) - DOCX
Authors
Carol Britson, University of Mississippi
Joshua Steward, University of Mississippi
Development Date May 4, 2014
Grade/Age Level Undergraduate lower division (Grades 13-14)
Pedagogies
Learning Time <=1 hour
Language English
Type of Review Reviewed By LifeSciTRC Board
Review Date September 5, 2014
Funding Source None
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Thoughtful laboratory exercise - including designated elements of any scientific investigation, real world relatable applied science (hunger and sweetners) and public health awareness (do they make your hunger increase?)

Elissa Carney, American Physiological Society


This is a great lab for students to learn about blinded procedures while studying taste perception and aftertaste.

Anna Stanhewicz, The University of Iowa

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