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2013-05-24 23:36:29

HVENT offers info session and free hearing screenings. Middletown, NY (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Summertime evokes thoughts of fun in the sun: picnics, pools,

2013-05-08 17:07:25

When animals are on the hunt for food they likely use many senses, and scientists have wondered how the different senses work together.

2013-04-12 12:58:13

Veterans who sustained major limb injuries during combat reported little improvement in symptoms of depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health problems up to 2 years post injury.

Eating With Your Eyes
2013-04-12 09:00:49

It has been said that people “eat with their eyes” before taking their first bite of any meal and a new study suggests that the eyes can be even more important than the tongue when it comes to perceiving the flavors of foods.

Phantom Limb Sensations Replicated In Non-Amputees
2013-04-12 07:57:14

While many people who have had an arm or a leg amputated have described experiencing the sensation of having a “phantom limb,” a team of neuroscientists in Sweden has managed to duplicate the phenomenon with people who have not had a limb amputated.

Challenging The Brain's Visual System In New Environments
2013-04-12 05:12:08

When people escape from the grind of their day-to-day lives and travel to remote, tranquil places, they often claim to “turn off” their brains so that they can soak in the calm, relaxing environment. However, your brain is working just as hard as ever.


Latest Sensory system Reference Libraries

Ear
2013-04-30 13:31:11

The ear is an organ from the auditory system that collects sounds, and also balances and enables body position. Formation and Orientation The ear can be broken down into the inner and outer ears. The outer part of the ear is the visible flap (auricle) and ear canal which collects sounds which create pressure that echoes through the middle ear. The inner ear, however, is embedded in the temporal bone. There are hollow areas of the inner ear that are filled with liquids and hair cells...

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Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.