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tapirmusic

How many senses do humans have?

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tapirmusic

We all are taught that humans have 5 senses, but then we learn that there are more.

I am trying to list them.

1. A sense of taste

2. A sense of Smell

3. A sense of touch

4. A sense of hear

5. A sense of See

6. A sense of Balance

7. A sense of accelleration

What can you add to the list?

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CRIPTIC CHAMELEON

Psychic or esp or 6th sense as its known. :alien:

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goodconversations

What are the characteristics of a sense?

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StarMountainKid

How about the sense of consciousness?

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pallidin

A "sense of humor" ?

Regrettably, some people do not seem to have it. :passifier:

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tapirmusic

Maybe a sense of impending danger?

or a sense of right and wrong.

I don't know how to define sense at the moment, just compiling a list :) then maybe we can discuss which ones are real or not.

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Professor Buzzkill

What about know when you have a sudden urge to look around and you lock eyes with someone who was obviously staring at you? It happens to me all the time!

Don't know if that would count though, as it probably is not varified or repeatable.

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The Id3al Experience

I think the word sense is overused here. A sense of balance, is a combination of Sight, Hearing and touch

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Insanity

A sense of right or wrong isn't a sense like touch, it is more philosophical. One could argue it is a thought, which by Buddhist standards is what the mind senses.

Senses are physiological means of providing data for perception.

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Euphorbia

Basic Human Senses

Ophthalmoception (Eyes) Sight or visual perception

Audioception (Ears) Hearing or auditory sensations

Gustaoception (Tongue) Sense of taste

Olfacoception or Olfacception (Nose) Sense of smell

Tactioception (Skin)

Four Internal Human Senses

Thermoception (Skin) Lack or increase of heat (temperature)

Proprioception (Body Parts) Awareness of body parts without visual input

Nociception (Whole Body) Sensation of pain in the body (skin, body organs, etc.)

Equilibrioception (Whole Body) Sense of balance (determined by ear fluid)

Additional Human Senses

Kinesthetic Sense (Whole Body) Sense of acceleration

Tactility (Mostly the Skin) Perception of pressure

Chemoreception (Blood and Brain) Sensation of hunger, thirst, vomiting and suffocation

Stretch Reception (Muscles, Joint and Skin) Sense of gag reflex, gas distension, excretion, etc.

Cutaneous Reception (Skin) Sense of skin vasodilation (like flushed skin)

Synaesthesia (Body Parts) Combination of senses (like smiling at someone's voice)

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goodconversations

OK, tabimusic. I throw in: common sense and sense of direction.

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manbearpigg

sense of instinct and prediction?

not a thought out prediction but the instant kind that rely on multiple senses.

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ReaperS_ParadoX

would fear be considered a sense ?

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Euphorbia

would fear be considered a sense ?

I think fear would be a reaction, not a sense.....

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ReaperS_ParadoX

Oh yeah that makes sense I guess

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SpiritWriter

Sensibilities?

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tawmeeleus

A sixth sense that allows us to reach the other reality that we think we do not have access to.

energy is not solid it is just sub atomic particles vibrating at different speeds and different frequencies.

If energy is not solid then there is just a perception of two different realities.

the physical reality we perceive with human eyes

the other reality we perceive with a sixth sense.

We all have access to this reality it is just we have placed limitations on ourselves that make us think we do not have access.

When you let the limitations go anything is possible

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