INTERNAL SENSES

Description

While we generally talk about the senses as if they were accompanied by the five Aristotelian senses (taste, touch, smell, hearing, sight), our body actually relies on a number of other senses to relate to itself and the world.

Facilitator to ask in sequence, waiting for answers to each:

Why did you stop holding your breath?

How did your body tell you that it needed to begin breathing again?

What sense was involved in your body’s telling you it needed you to breath?

While we generally talk about the senses as if they were accompanied by the five Aristotelian senses (taste, touch, smell, hearing, sight), our body actually relies on a number of other senses to relate to itself and the world.