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Articles and imagery curated from TOK students' blogs on the Way of Knowing: Sense Perception
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Why Can’t 3D Sound Be the Future of Movies? | Film School Rejects

Why Can’t 3D Sound Be the Future of Movies? | Film School Rejects | TOK Sense Perception | Scoop.it
It's dark, and it's about to get darker. You slide ten cents worth of plastic onto your face because it's supposed to make you see an extra dimension, and
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The significance of touching other people - a cultural perspective

The significance of touching other people - a cultural perspective | TOK Sense Perception | Scoop.it
Placing an arm around someone has different meanings in different cultures. (Photo: Flickr/Russell J Smith )


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Fingertip tingle enhances a surgeon's sense of touch - tech - 10 August 2012 - New Scientist

Fingertip tingle enhances a surgeon's sense of touch - tech - 10 August 2012 - New Scientist | TOK Sense Perception | Scoop.it
Wearable electronics can augment our senses by delivering tingling feedback straight to the skin
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Teaching The Blind Through The Sense Of Touch - The Special Ed Wiki

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Google Glass to include bone conduction sound technology

Google Glass to include bone conduction sound technology | TOK Sense Perception | Scoop.it
More details are emerging of Google Glass, the company's augmented reality display technology, which now looks set to include a bone-conduction speaker.
Rather than incorporating a standard ...
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Touching makes you healthier

Touching makes you healthier | TOK Sense Perception | Scoop.it
Whether it's a squeeze of the hand, a big bear hug, a kneading massage, even a bedroom romp, touch is shaping up to be the ultimate mind-body medicine.
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Public Lecture—Engineering Human Touch

Lecture Date: Tuesday, March 27, 2012. We humans interact with our physical environment through our senses of touch, sight, smell, taste, and hearing. One of...
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The Case Against Augmented Reality

The Case Against Augmented Reality | TOK Sense Perception | Scoop.it
Augmented reality is great, or is it? What are the negatives, will our privacy suffer, are we sharing too much information?
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Iona 2014

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HowStuffWorks "Heightened Senses During Pregnancy"

HowStuffWorks "Heightened Senses During Pregnancy" | TOK Sense Perception | Scoop.it
Pregnancy often affects the senses of smell and taste. Learn theories about why pregnancy affects the senses of smell and taste.
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How Many Human Senses are There?

How Many Human Senses are There? | TOK Sense Perception | Scoop.it
There are between nine and 21 human senses, depending on who's counting. Besides the main five senses, most experts also include...
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Strong sense of smell is the key to a happy and lasting relationship, scientists say

Strong sense of smell is the key to a happy and lasting relationship, scientists say | TOK Sense Perception | Scoop.it
A new study has revealed the importance of smell in relationships, with scientists discovering men born without a sense of smell have far fewer partners than those with.
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Black Dot Optical Illusion

Black Dot Optical Illusion | TOK Sense Perception | Scoop.it
Stare at the dark dot in the center for 10 seconds... Now move your head forward and backward. As your head moves closer to your monitor and then back away from your monitor, the circles will appear to be spinning.
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How does the way food looks or its smell influence taste?: Scientific American

How does the way food looks or its smell influence taste?: Scientific American | TOK Sense Perception | Scoop.it
Dana Small, a neuroscientist at the John B. Pierce Laboratory in New Haven, Conn., and the Yale School of Medicine, sniffs out an answer.
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The Sense of Touch and How It Affects Development | Serendip Studio

The Sense of Touch and How It Affects Development | Serendip Studio | TOK Sense Perception | Scoop.it
Serendip Studio is a digital ecosystem for exploring, a collaborative learning community, for fun and questioning fellow travelers.
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Sound from Silence - Summary

Sound from Silence - Summary | TOK Sense Perception | Scoop.it
today, 18,000 people around the world have cochlear implants. cochlear implants did not spring from a brilliant inventor's mind in a single flash of insight.
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Auditory training with noise can work in hearing-impaired children

Auditory training with noise can work in hearing-impaired children | TOK Sense Perception | Scoop.it
Children with hearing loss struggle to hear in noisy school classrooms, even with the help of hearing aids and other devices to amplify their teacher's voice.
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falling falling .com by rafaël rozendaal, 2011. sound by gloumouth1

falling falling .com by rafaël rozendaal, 2011. sound by gloumouth1 | TOK Sense Perception | Scoop.it
FALLING FALLING .COM BY RAFAEL ROZENDAAL - 2011 - WWW.NEWRAFAEL.COM, CODE BY REINIER FEIJEN - WWW.BOXOFCHOCOLATES.NL, SOUND BY GLOUMOTH - HTTP://GLOUMOUTH1.FREE.FR
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Study: Humans Can 'Talk' Through Touch : NPR

Study: Humans Can 'Talk' Through Touch : NPR | TOK Sense Perception | Scoop.it
Scientists studying the human sense of touch have made a new discovery: people can communicate emotions, from sympathy to disgust, through touch alone.
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National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences - Kids Pages - Ring

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences - Kids Pages - Ring | TOK Sense Perception | Scoop.it
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The Seventh Sense • Damn Interesting

The Seventh Sense • Damn Interesting | TOK Sense Perception | Scoop.it
From childhood, we are taught that the human body has five senses. I'm sure we can all recite them: sight, hearing, touch, taste, and smell. This list has
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Hearing Colors, Seeing Sounds: Synesthesia

Hank explains the little we know about the perceptual condition known as synesthesia, where a person involuntary associates one sensation or experience with ...
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HowStuffWorks "How Smell Works"

HowStuffWorks "How Smell Works" | TOK Sense Perception | Scoop.it
Smell is often our first response to dangers, such as fire and gas leaks. Learn more about the sense of smell and find out how the sense of smell works.
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