Wiggins & Keevallik: Enacting gustatory pleasure on behalf of another

Wiggins and Keevallik have published a new article on how mothers use 'mm' sounds when feeding their infants, entitled 'Enacting gustatory pleasure on behalf of another: The multimodal coordination of infant tasting practices.' Available in Symbolic Interaction, open access. Abstract: Tasting as a social practice can be enacted on behalf of others through precisely positioned …

Wiggins: A preliminary classification of gustatory mmms

Wiggins has published in Frontiers in Psychology on gustatory mmms. (open access!) Moments of pleasure: A preliminary classification of gustatory mmms and the enactment of enjoyment during infant mealtimes The enjoyment of food and the sharing of mealtimes is a normative cultural and social practice. Empirical research on eating enjoyment has, however, been a rather neglected …