Charles Spence

Oxford University, UK

Professor Charles Spence is a prize-wining experimental psychologist who researches the factors that influence what we choose to eat and what we think about the experience with the likes of world-leading chefs. His focus in on applying the latest insights concerning the multisensory nature of perception to everyday life. He is the author of the 2014, Prose prize-winning “The perfect meal” with Betina Piqueras-Fiszman, the international bestseller “Gastrophysics: The new science of eating” (2017; Penguin Viking) – winner of the 2019 Le Grand Prix de la Culture Gastronomique from Académie Internationale de la Gastronomie, and Multisensory Packaging Design (2019; Palgrave MacMillan). He is a regular on TV and Radio, and has been profiled by The New Yorker.