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Radio controlled flavors
Metal nanoantennas that absorb EM and change the shape of proteins are published. Attach nanoantennas to flavors and then have the plate broadcast flavor change of heightening
I feel almost sure that I have read that attaching little
gold nanoantennas to proteins gets them to change shape
with electromagnetic radiation.
I think these nanoantennas could be attached to food
flavors so as to adjust the intensity or even the kind of
flavor with a radio-broadcasting
thingy. "Alexa, make the
crisps taste better", "up the sweetness of the later bites
Another possibility is gentle positive-only behavioral
psychology. Let's say a child is learning to read. Every
they sound out a word by parts or put in the effort to
a whole paragraph the sweet taste in their mouth could
have a sudden amplitude increase, giving them a candy
reward in realtime for trying harder and/or getting
||// the sweet taste in their mouth could have a sudden amplitude increase, giving them a candy like reward in realtime for trying harder and/or getting things right. //
||Just drill holes in their skull and poke wires in; you can stimulate the relevant neurons directly.
|| Then show the student to the rest of the class and say "Work hard at learning to read, or you will end up like Pinhead from Hellraiser, see ?".
||Even easier, shirley, to only eat food you actually like.
||Yes, but you have to give [beanangel] credit where credit is due - I've scarcely been here but once or twice in six months, and I could tell who the author was before I finished reading the idea (+).
||Though, unusually, I wasn't sure from the title alone.
||I would be willing to be a test subject for this. [+]