SALTY By N., Pam M.S. - April 28, 2013 Tasting of, or containing, salt. Sensory input which is elicited by sodium or lithium salt compounds, as well as the amino acid arginine. SALTY: "The chips were far too salty." Related Psychology Terms GLUTAMATE AMINE HORMONE VALPROIC ACID GABA AGONISTS TOPIRAMATE AMINO ACID IMBALANCE SODIUM REGULATION GLYCINE DEPACON GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID (GABA) Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SALTY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/salty/ (accessed January 14, 2020).