Taste, touch, hearing, smell and sight are not our only senses. We hear about a "sixth sense" which is vaguely defined as information that comes from "somewhere else." Not everyone thinks that sense is real. Proprioception is a sense that is definitely real, however. This is the sense that tells us where our body is and how it is moving. Interoception is another sense … [Read more...] about More Than Five Senses!
Have you ever inadvertently walked too close to an overhanging branch only to have a leaf or twig that you didn’t see slap you on the eyelid as you passed? Was it by some lucky coincidence that you happened to blink at the perfect instant? Michael Graziano, a professor of psychology and neuroscience at Princeton University, would assure you that timing of the blink was no … [Read more...] about The Spaces Between Us