the decrease in sensitivity to a stimulus that has been continuously presented. This type of unresponsiveness is specified for tatse sensation only. A person is least responsive when he gets this adaptation.

TASTE ADAPTATION: "In taste adaptation we can lose a sense of taste for something if it is presented continuously."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "TASTE ADAPTATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/taste-adaptation/ (accessed April 20, 2021).