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By John M. Henshaw

Ever ask yourself why a few humans have trouble 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 proof during this attention-grabbing and fast paced journey 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 complicated phenomena of the way we see, believe, style, contact, and scent. he's taking us throughout the wealthy historical past of sensory conception, courting again to Aristotle's type of the 5 major senses, and is helping us comprehend the technology and expertise in the back of sensory study today.

A journey of the Senses travels past our human senses. Henshaw describes synthetic sensing applied sciences and tools, strange sensory skills of the animal country, and strategies for making improvements to, rehabilitating, or even exchanging experience organs.

This unique advent to sensory technology is a shrewdpermanent mixture of examine findings and real-world tales that is helping us comprehend the complicated tactics that flip sensory stimuli into subtle mind responses.

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