Medical science can give you a new hip. But how about a sixth sense? You know, we humans are really aware of the five senses, right… vision, hearing, smell, taste, and touch? But that’s just the tip of the iceberg. There are actually more senses that we have, and some… Continue Reading Hack Your Body To Have Superpowers

Ow ow ow… DAng… I mean THANK YOU BODY. Hey guys julia here for DNews Pain helps us navigate the world. Pain tells us when something is hot so we don’t burn ourselves. Pain tells us when we’re hurt so we don’t damage our bodies further. As annoying and uncomfortable… Continue Reading Why Some People Don’t Feel Pain

So two senses that are extremely important for our survival are our sense of pain and our sense of temperature. And, of course, we have more scientific terms for pain and temperature. So pain is known as nociception, and temperature, our ability to sense temperature, is known as thermoception. So… Continue Reading Pain and temperature | Integumentary system physiology | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

Here’s a question for you: how many different scents do you think you can smell, and maybe even identify with accuracy? 100? 300? 1,000? One study estimates that humans can detect up to one trillion different odors. A trillion. It’s hard to imagine, but your nose has the molecular machinery… Continue Reading You smell with your body, not just your nose | Jennifer Pluznick

Translator: Leyre Bastyr Reviewer: Rhonda Jacobs People with synaesthesia experience the ordinary world in quite extraordinary ways. For some people, as they’re listening to my words now, each word is its own, distinct colour, perhaps projected in their mind’s eye or floating like a ticker-tape in space. For other people,… Continue Reading The Curious World of Synaesthesia | Jamie Ward | TEDxCambridgeUniversity