GUSTATION By N., Sam M.S. - 10 Describes the sense of taste. It is at the threshold between the external and internal worlds. It serves an organism's nutritional needs and protects it from poisons. GUSTATION: "Gustation is a sense of taste." Related Psychology Terms ABSOLUTE THRESHOLD ADOLESCENCE (Theories) JUST NOTICEABLE DIFFERENCE (JND; Differential or Difference Threshold) STIMULUS (literally “goad”) ARISTOTLE (384-322 B.C.) SPECIFIC ENERGIES CANNON, WALTER BRADFORD (1871-1945) EGO PSYCHOTHERAPY Counselor and Client Safety TASTE PORE Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "GUSTATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/gustation/ (accessed November 27, 2021).