TASTE CELL By N., Sam M.S. - 2 a receptor cell for gustatory stimuli. These protrude from the taste buds and their are 4 types of them. These cells are responsible for tasting different items. TASTE CELL: "We have about 300,000 taste cells on our tongue." Related Psychology Terms STIMULUS (literally “goad”) HEARING (AUDITION) ABSOLUTE THRESHOLD SPECIFIC ENERGIES TASTE BUD TASTE PORE TYPE IV CELL REACTION TIME (Response Latency) NEURON (Nerve Cell) JUST NOTICEABLE DIFFERENCE (JND; Differential or Difference Threshold) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "TASTE CELL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/taste-cell/ (accessed August 13, 2022).