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By John M. Henshaw

Ever ask yourself why a few humans have trouble spotting faces or why nutrients stumbled on scrumptious in a single tradition is reviled in one other? John M. Henshaw ponders those and different awesome proof during this attention-grabbing and fast paced travel of the senses.

From while stimuli first excite our senses to the near-miraculous feel organs themselves to the secret of the way our mind translates senses, Henshaw explains the complicated phenomena of ways we see, think, style, contact, and odor. he is taking us during the wealthy heritage of sensory conception, relationship again to Aristotle's category of the 5 major senses, and is helping us comprehend the technology and know-how in the back of sensory learn today.

A journey of the Senses travels past our human senses. Henshaw describes man made sensing applied sciences and tools, strange sensory skills of the animal country, and methods for making improvements to, rehabilitating, or even changing feel organs.

This unique creation to sensory technology is a smart mixture of examine findings and real-world tales that is helping us comprehend the advanced procedures that flip sensory stimuli into refined mind responses.

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