Why Spicy Things Taste "hot" And Minty Things Taste "cool".
Dec 15, 2014
The hot and cool feeling we normally express is greatly related to temperature. So why does our mouth taste "heat" or "coolness" from food? Hank Green of the VlogBrothers hosts this intriguing SciShow episode that investigates the chemistry behind the hot and cool sensations and how receptors play a part in the detection of heat.