All of our senses 7/21/19
First UCC – Carlisle Luke 10:38-42
Humans have five basic senses: touch, sight, hearing, smell and taste. Alinda Bradford wrote about how the sensing organs associated with each sense send information to the brain to help us understand and perceive the world around us.
Touch is thought to be the first sense that humans develop, according to the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Touch consists of several distinct sensations communicated to the brain through specialized neurons in the skin. Pressure, temperature, light touch, vibration, pain and other sensations are all part of the touch sense and are all attributed to different receptors in the skin.
Sight, or perceiving things through the eyes, is a complex process. First, light reflects off an object to the eye. The part of the eye called the cornea bends the light that passes through the hole of the pupil. The iris works like the shutter […]