Why Sour May Be The Oldest Taste

Season 4 Episode 27 | 7m 2s | Video has closed captioning.

While sour taste's original purpose was to warn vertebrates of danger, in a few animal groups, including us, its role has reversed. The taste of danger became something it was dangerous for us to avoid.

Aired: 04/20/22

Rating: NR


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