The Science of Spiciness

In this animated TED-Ed lesson, Rose Eveleth walks us through the physiology that make things seem spicy. Interestingly enough, it’s not a taste, but an aversion reaction to perceived heat. Say it with us, now: “polymodal nociceptors!”


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