SPICY By N., Sam M.S. - 11 1. A taste of a highly flavoured food carried through the trigeminal nerve. 2. The primary odour quality seen in Henning's odour prism. It denotes the tastes of highly tasteful foods. SPICY: "Food with lots of chilli can be spicy." Related Psychology Terms SMELL PRISM SPECIFIC ENERGIES FLOWERY FRUITY HUNGER DRIVE CRANIAL NERVE PRIMARY TASTE CONDITIONED TASTE AVERSION NERVE CONDUCTION REINFORCEMENT (Reward and Punishment) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SPICY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/spicy/ (accessed July 2, 2022).