The power of suggestion never ceases to amaze me. Put a magnet on your wrist and increase your strength and balance. They'll even 'prove' it to you and you'll be absolutely convinced it's true!
What is possible, I guess, is that mouth feel has something to do with overall perception of 'taste', and a perfectly smooth, thinly sliced piece of steak might 'taste' better than one hacked up with a dull serrated knife.
Mister Bob, Pitmaster - Bob's Hogs. KCBS CBJ #31759 - IMBAS Certified MOINK Baller