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See What I'm Saying : The Extraordinary Powers of Our Five Senses
by Lawrence D. Rosenblum


Overview - To illustrate these implicit perceptual skills, Rosenblum takes us from the "beep" baseball fields where blind players swing at beeping balls, to a pitch-black restaurant where diners experience taste without the aid of sight. We accompany him on a visit to an Oscar-winning animator who explains how the public's expertise in perceiving faces has made his job so difficult; and a visit with a supermodel to discuss why beautiful faces are irresistible New studies have shed light on the surprising power and reach of our senses.  Read more...

 
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Overview
To illustrate these implicit perceptual skills, Rosenblum takes us from the "beep" baseball fields where blind players swing at beeping balls, to a pitch-black restaurant where diners experience taste without the aid of sight. We accompany him on a visit to an Oscar-winning animator who explains how the public's expertise in perceiving faces has made his job so difficult; and a visit with a supermodel to discuss why beautiful faces are irresistible New studies have shed light on the surprising power and reach of our senses. It turns out that our brains use entire forms of perceptual information of which we are largely unaware. We can hear things that don't make sounds, feel things without touching them, see things with no form, and smell things that have no discernible odor. Throughout the book, Rosenblum not only illuminates the fascinating science behind our hidden perceptual powers, but demonstrates how increased awareness of these abilities can actually lead us to enhance how we use them.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780393067606
  • ISBN-10: 0393067602
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
  • Publish Date: March 2010
  • Page Count: 350
  • Dimensions: 9.45 x 6.44 x 1.06 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.43 pounds


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