The silent «sixth» sense

Close your eyes and touch your nose with your left hand. That was probably easy – when we close our eyes, our sense of the world and our body’s place in it doesn’t disappear. For some people, though, it does. When they close their eyes, they are quite literally lost in space. The fascinating story of proprioception, our ability to locate our own body in space.

From Weekly Filet #282, in January 2020.

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