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Dr. Marcia Pelchat

Dr. Marcia Pelchat appears in the following:

Taste Test

Friday, April 10, 2009

Kurt sits down for our meal du jour with two eating experts: biopsychologist Marci Pelchat, of the Monell Chemical Senses Center, and John Willoughby, the Executive Editor of Gourmet Magazine. Dr. Pelchat identifies secret ingredients of Dufresne’s dishes: emotion, memory and nostalgia. 

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Taste Test

Friday, November 21, 2008

Kurt sits down for our meal du jour with two eating experts: biopsychologist Marcia Pelchat, of the Monell Chemical Senses Center, and John Willoughby, the Executive Editor of Gourmet Magazine. Dr. Pelchat identifies secret ingredients of Dufresne’s dishes: emotion, memory ...

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The Taste of Memory

Tuesday, August 07, 2007

In the Pixar movie Ratatouille, the critic Anton Ego has a character changing moment when a bite of ratatouille triggers a childhood memory. New York Times Magazine Food Editor Amanda Hesser, and Dr. Marcia Pelchat, with the Monell Chemical Senses Center, join us to talk about why there is such ...

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A Nose Knows

Tuesday, March 08, 2005

Ruth Reichl, the editor-in-chief of Gourmet magazine, chef Daniel Boulud, and Dr. Marcia Pelchat from the Monell Chemical Senses Center, join Leonard for an on-air “smell test" of jelly beans, coffee, and stinky cheese.

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