Understanding how children perceive sugar and salt is essential to developing public health recommendations to reduce consumption and improve nutrition across the lifespan. Sometimes referred to in the popular press as the ‘bliss point’, many Monell studies measure a person’s preferred level of sweetness (or saltiness or even bitterness). Ever wonder how we measure taste preferences in children and adults? Check out this new publication from the Mennella lab in the Journal of Visualized Experiments.