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By John M. Henshaw

ISBN-10: 1421404362

ISBN-13: 9781421404363

Ever ask yourself why a few humans have hassle spotting faces or why foodstuff came upon scrumptious in a single tradition is reviled in one other? John M. Henshaw ponders those and different fabulous evidence during this attention-grabbing and fast moving travel of the senses.

From whilst 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 advanced phenomena of the way we see, suppose, flavor, contact, and odor. he's taking us during the wealthy background of sensory belief, courting again to Aristotle's type of the 5 major senses, and is helping us comprehend the technology and know-how at the back of sensory examine 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 shrewdpermanent mixture of examine findings and real-world tales that is helping us comprehend the complicated approaches that flip sensory stimuli into refined mind responses.

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