A Tour of the Senses: How Your Brain Interprets the World
How Your Brain Interprets the World
"This entertaining introduction to sensory science is a clever mix of research findings and real-world stories that helps us understand the complex processes that turn sensory stimuli into sophisticated brain responses."--Jacket.
A fine guide recommended for health and science general-interest collections. Midwest Book Review 2012 When Henshaw told a casual acquaintance that he was writing a book about the senses, the response was 'The five senses?' He was quick to reply that there are more than five, and one goal of this book is to convince the reader that that is the case... One of the pluses of this book is its conversational tone and the use of anecdotes and examples. Choice 2012 A blend of research findings and real-world anecdotes about people's sensory experiences enlivens this historical view of the science behind perception. Science News 2012 This is an interesting book-an ideal gift for young biologists. -- Alan Cadogan The Biologist 2012 A Tour of the Senses is a fun book, which may be of interest to anyone who's ever wondered how the eye or ear works. -- Matthew R. Longo American Journal of Human Biology 2012