Why bad ideas refuse to die | Steven Poole | Science | The Guardian – https://www.theguardian.com/ – https://www.theguardian.com/

the tongue-map myth arose because of a mistranslation of a 1901 German physiology textbook. Regions of the tongue are just “very slightly” more or less sensitive to each of the four basic tastes, but they each can sense all of them.

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