Objects, events and persons but also smell, taste, etc. can recall certain emotions that we already experienced (Lamia, 2016). As food operates on all senses it might be a powerful or even the most powerful tool to provoke emotional memories.

 

Ratatouille:

Mean food critic experiences live changing moment of a childhood rememberance caused by food.

Fig. 1

 

 

References:

Lamia, M. (2016) Emotional Memories: When people and events remain with you. Available at: https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/intense-emotions-and-strong-feelings/201203/emotional-memories-when-people-and-events-remain (Accessed: 11 March 2016).

Visual References:

Fig. 1: Livelovecook (2012) Ratatouille_Anton Ego.avi. Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uXPlzdTcA-I (Accessed: 11 March 2016).

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