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Using Your Senses

Summary: The five human senses -- sight, hearing, taste, touch, and smell -- enable human beings to obtain information about what occurs around him or her.
The book "Body Works" by Kathleen Daly defines the word sense as the ability of a human being to obtain information about what is going on around him or her. The five senses are the sense of sight, the sense of hearing, the sense of taste, the sense of touch, and the sense of smell.

The Sense of Smell

The sense of smell is done by little cells called receptors. Receptors report changes to the nerves they are attached to. Some smell receptors are located way up in your nose, along the roof of your nasal cavity. The word for a smell is an odor. Odors stimulate memories of good times and good food, or bad or sour food and bitter times. Your brain can remember smells or odors better than it can remember pictures.

The Sense of Taste

While the sense of smell helps us to recognize...

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