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Food Science and Human Nutrition Department

Food Science and Human Nutrition Department

Linda Bartoshuk, Ph.D.

Bushnell Professor

Office: FSHN Room 403




Dr. Bartoshuk is a psychologist doing research on the psychophysics of taste, smell and flavor. After 35 years at Yale University she moved to the University of Florida to continue her work on variation in the perception of foods/beverages produced by genetics and pathology. She joined the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department where she collaborates with food scientists as well as colleagues in Horticulture to study the effects of plant volatiles on taste. She has been President of the Association for Psychological Science (APS), the Association for Chemoreception Sciences (AChemS), the Eastern Psychological Association (EPA), and two divisions of the American Psychological Association (APA): Div. 1, General Psychology and Div. 6, Behavioral Neuroscience and Comparative Psychology.