The Five Senses and Beyond: The Encyclopedia of Perception
How do our human senses work and help us interact with our surroundings, and what happens when these senses malfunction or are impaired? This book provides in-depth information that answers these questions and more.
• Provides an introductory essay that gives readers a firm conceptual framework on the subject of human senses before delving into greater detail
• Includes further readings sections and a comprehensive bibliography that serve readers looking to research the topic more in depth
• Supports study of the anatomy of sense organs, particularly the eye and ear, that are frequently studied in courses in biology; of perception (and its shortcomings) as addressed as part of psychology classes; and of sensory impairments, such as blindness and deafness, which are topics commonly discussed in health classes