Latest Sense Stories
Consciousness and perception have long been understood as being interlinked. But our perceptions may be related less to our sense of sight than was previously understood.
A new study by University of Chicago researchers showed that some animals are able to focus their sense of smell in much the same way that humans can focus their vision.
The sense of touch is perhaps the most basic, most elementary of the senses. Yet, according to W. Daniel Tracey, PhD, there’s still plenty left to be discovered.
Two psychologists recently demonstrated that a sense of fear and impending danger can change our spatial perception of an approaching object.
A person's ability to taste certain bitter flavors might just be directly related to their ability to fight off upper respiratory tract infections,
A University of Michigan biophysical chemist and his colleagues have discovered the smallest and fastest-known molecular switches made of RNA, the chemical cousin of DNA.
Our brains are better at hearing new and approaching sounds than detecting when a sound disappears.
Have you ever noticed that a sip of the freshly brewed beverage can never quite match the smell of roasted beans wafting around your favorite coffee house?
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