Phenomena: Secrets of the Senses

By Donna M. Jackson
Publisher Little, Brown Imprint Little, Brown ISBN


Phenomena: Secrets of the Senses

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Is it possible that dogs can be trained to smell cancer? What is synesthesia? How can soundscapes be used to help blind people "see"? These and many other questions are answered in this fascinating investigation of the senses. Phenomena explores not only sight, sound, touch, taste, and smell, but also balance, intuition, and a host of other ways that people and animals receive and process information about the world. Further reading. Glossary. Source notes. Index. Black-and-white photographs and illustrations.
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