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Study: Tastes Form in Infancy

A new study suggests that our flavor preferences are significantly influenced by the first flavors we taste as infants. Researchers offering infants bitter and sweet milk formulas found that babies can easily get used to a bitter taste if it's introduced in the first months of life. Hear NPR's Michele Norris and Julie Mennella of Monell Chemical Senses in Philadelphia.

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