Eurosense 2016

A group of sensometrics and sensory scientists from Nofima participated at Eurosense 2016, A time of sense, in Dijon from the 11th to the 14th of September. There were more than 600 participants so there were a lot of information and good presentations.

We participated in several workshops and sessions:


“Temporality of meal behaviours: a new approach for graphical representation of video observations” Valérie L. Almli, Pauline Barbier, Anne Cécile Brit, Ingunn Berget and Agnès Giboreau.

“Methodological developments in Polarized Sensory Positioning (PSP)” P. Varela, I. Berget, K.S. Myhrer, K.H. Liland, G. Ares, T. Næs

“Projective mapping and food stickers: a good tool for better understanding children perception of fish” M. Mitterer-Daltoé, L. Schuastz-Breda, A. C. Belusso, B. Arruda-Nogueira, S. Fiszman & P. Varela

Does basic taste sensitivity play a role on preschoolers’ preferences for foods with characteristic taste profiles?” Valérie Almli, Frida Vennerød and Margrethe Hersleth (E3S workshop 1)

“Multiway comparison of TCATA and TDS: What are the real differences between these methods?” Ingunn Berget, J. Castura, M. Carlehög, G. Ares, T. Næs, P. Varela (Workshop temporal dominance of sensations)


Little girls prefer the sweetest drinks: gender and parenting style effects on sweet preferences in 4-year old children.” F.F.F. Vennerød, M. Hersleth, V.L. Almli

“Recognition thresholds for the basic tastes – which concentrations to use?” K.S. Myhrer, M. Carlehög, M. Hersleth

“All you wanted to know about dominance and never dared to ask. An exploration of the concept of dominance in TDS tests”. P. Varela, M. Carlehög, I. Berget, J. Castura, G. Ares, T. Næs


“Two case studies on panel performance in TDS experiments“ Alexia Nys, Cecile Petite, Margrethe Hersleth, Ingunn Berget.

 “Children’s hedonic perception of bread – comparison of results from CATA (Check-all-that-apply) and preference mapping” P. Varela, V. Almli, F. Vennerød, H. Kristiansen, C. Masi, M. Hersleth

“Check-k-that-apply: implications of restricting the number of answers in CATA questions”. P. Varela, A. Lezaeta, H. Kraggerud, T. Næs