After many years teaching at the School of Medicine in Argentina and working as a researcher around the world, I decided to take advantage of that knowledge to solve problems that affect human well-being and the current state of our planet.
The way in which our brain perceives the surroundings is shaped by the five senses. By understanding sensorial pathways, it is possible to nudge the senses to improve our relationship with the environment, to help people to enjoy food or to find a more conscious eating approach.
This is the core of my project sensorytrip: to explore neuronal plasticity for a better future.
Proposal by: Maria Jimena Ricatti
Post-pandemic tasting experience
Project Proposal: Exploring sensory diversity and holistic wellbeing
As a result of COVID-19 pandemic, millions of people experienced some degree of smell or taste impairment in the short and long term. However, there are also people who deal with these kinds of...