“The Science of Spice” And Why It Burns [Video]

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There’s a reason why it feels like your mouth is on fire when you eat something spicy, and Rose Eveleth has the explanation. It all has to do with how our brains perceive spice that cause it to think that your mouth really and truly is on fire. It’s science!

See the video after the break…

(via Geekosystem)

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